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Jigawa police to prosecute woman for trying to commit suicide

A woman, identified as Maimuna Wadaji, at Rungumau village, Dutse LGA in Jigawa state set herself on fire after hearing her husband is about to remarry his ex-wife.

The state police command after receiving the information deployed personnel to the scene of the incident and was able to rescue her.

Narrating the development, Lawan Shiisu, the state police command spokesman, said; “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.

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

Shiisu however noted that Wadaji will be charged to court as soon as she is discharged from the hospital.

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