Jigawa State Police has confirmed that, a woman, Maimuna Wadaji, has set herself on fire and attempted suicide because of her husband’s plan to remarry his ex-wife

The Police spokesperson of the Jigawa Police Command, DSP Lawan Shiisu, told NAN that, the woman committed the crime last Friday in Runguma village of Dutse , the state capital.

He said Maimuna decided to kill herself after she learnt that her husband would remarry his ex-wife.

“On Friday around 10:00 am, police received information that a woman named Maimuna Wadaji had attempted suicide, by pouring petrol on her body and setting herself on fire,” he said.

“She later called for help, so she was rushed to the University of Dutse Teaching Hospital (FUD) for treatment.”