A 20-year-old wife, Dausiyya Dahiru attempted suicide after she was divorced by her husband in Jigawa State.
The incident happened on Monday evening at Roni town, Roni local Government area of Jigawa State as the victim bought insecticide and used it in her food after she failed in her attempt to stop her husband from marrying a second wife.
The wife and the husband have been at loggerheads over his plan to take a second wife.
Police spokesman, ASP. Lawan Shiisu Adam confirmed that the police in the area received information that the victim decided to kill herself because her husband divorced her.
Shiisu said the girl fainted immediately after taking the snipper and was rushed to hospital in Roni for medical attention but luckily survived and now responding to treatment, while the case is still under investigation.