A me bride identified as Fatima from Katsina State was reportedly burnt to death by her husband’s first wife in Minna, the Niger State capital.
The incident occurred on Tuesday, March 23, about seven weeks after the deceased tied the knot with her Niger State husband.
A source close to the family, who spoke to Katsina Post, said the two wives were not living in the same house.
According to him, the jealous first wife went to Fatima’s apartment and beat her to pulp, before locking her up inside the room and setting it on fire, burning the new bride to death.
“They were not living in the same house but the first wife went to her house which is not far and beaten her to death before locking her room up and setting her ablaze”, the family source said.
The deceased will be interred according to Islamic rites today, Wednesday, March 24, at Sabuwar Unguwa residential area in Katsina metropolis.