Two weeks after marriage, an unidentified wife allegedly mixed a rat poison in the food she served her husband, identified as Sani Umar, which led to his death in Kano.
A source said the action of the wife may not be unconnected with the allegation that she forced against her will by her parents to marry Sani.
According to our source, the wife sent a boy, who is related to the man from their Yakasai Quarters resident in Kano, to buy the rat poison for her, which she mixed with the food she prepared for the man.
After eating the food, the man allegedly collapsed and was rushed yesterday to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, where he died the next day and was buried in accordance with Islamic rites.
The police in Kano confirmed the arrest of the woman, while Magaji Musa Majiya, relatives of the deceased said the family is suspecting that the wife killed the husband.