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Housewife attempts suicide, sets self ablaze as husband plans to remarry ex-wife

The Police Command in Jigawa said that a housewife, Maimuna Wadaji, has been hospitalized after attempting to commit suicide in Dutse Local Government Area of the state. gathered from the command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO) ASP Lawan Shiisu statement “On Friday, at about 10:00hrs, information was received by the police that one Maimuna Wadaji of Rungumau village, Dutse LGA, attempted suicide, where she bathed with petrol and put fire on herself.

“And later shouted and called for help and she was rushed to FUD Teaching Hospital Dutse for treatment,” the police spokesman said.

According to PPRO, the victim will be charged to court as soon as she is discharged from the hospital.

The command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Lawan Shiisu, confirmed this to newsmen in Dutse.

Shiisu said the victim, a resident of Runguma village, committed the offence on Aug. 6.

He explained that the victim allegedly committed the offence after she became aware of her husband’s plan to remarry his ex-wife.

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