20-year-old man, Lawali Danladi, has been arrested for allegedly beating his wife, Zulai, to death following an argument over the pap she prepared for him at their home in Niger state.
It was gathered that Danladi who resides with his wife in Kadaura village in Yakila Gunna district of Rafi LGA, beat her to coma which eventually led to her death because he didn’t like the pap she prepared.
The suspect who was paraded before newsmen at the police command headquarters in Minna, said that he did not like the way she prepared the pap and in the cause of the argument, things got heated up which made him descend on her and beat her mercilessly.
“I never knew she would die. It was just a misunderstanding over mere pap and I did not know that when she fainted, she would not wake up. I should never have beaten her. I regret my action.” he said
The spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, said the suspect has confessed to having beaten his wife to coma adding that by the time she was rushed to the General Hospital Wushishi, she was confirmed dead.