July 29, 2021

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By Muhammad Nasir-Bashir

The police in Jigawa, has arrested a 20-year-old woman, Dausiya Isyaku, for allegedly attempting to commit suicide.

The spokesman of the command, ASP Lawan Shiisu, confirmed the arrest on Thursday in Dutse.

Shiisu said Isyaku, a resident of Roni in Roni Local Government Area of the state, committed the offence on June 23.

“The police received information that on June 24, at about 0745 hours, one Dausiya Isyaku, aged 20, of Roni town attempted to kill herself on June 23 at about 2120 hours because her husband had divorced her.

“The suspect put insecticide into a food and ate and fainted as a result and was rushed to primary health care centre Roni,” he said.

Shiisu said investigation was ongoing in the case. (NAN)

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