The Police Command in Niger state have nabbed a 20-year-old man, Lawali Danladi, for reportedly beating his wife, Zulai, to death following an argument over the pap she made for him at their home in Kadaura village in Yakila Gunna district of Rafi LGA.
Danladi who was led before newsmen at the police command headquarters in Minna, reportedly attacked Zulai leading to her being in coma. She was rushed to the hospital where she died.
Danladi while speaking to newsmen, said that he did not like the way his late wife prepared the pap and in the cause of the argument, things got heated up which made him attack her and beat her mercilessly.
“I never knew she would die. It was just a misunderstanding over mere pap and I did not know that when she fainted, she would not wake up. I should never have beaten her. I regret my action” he said
The spokesman of the state police command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, in his statement, said the suspect has attested to having beaten his wife to coma adding that by the time she was rushed to the General Hospital Wushishi, she was confirmed dead.
He added that Danladi will be charged to court.