“My wife took an offence and drank poison because of the misunderstanding between us.”

Musa Kabiru describing how his wife died after an argument with him.

According to the husband, he and his wife had quarreled sometime last week, after which she rushed into the house and drank poison.

He said he alerted the police when he discovered she was unconscious.

The Niger State Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, said the command’s operatives responded to a distress call from Musa.

He said, “The victim was rushed to a nearby hospital for medical attention but she later died. The matter is still under investigation.”