Leave a comment

14-year-old Nigerian bride kills husband, two friends with rat poison-laced wedding feast

poison bottle on shutterstock
  • 0


  • Print Friendly and PDF
  • Email this page

A 14-year-old Nigerian girl whose parents forced her to marry a 35-year-old man was arrested after she allegedly killed the man and his friends with a rat poison-laced wedding meal.

Wasila Umaru confessed to police that she murdered her husband, Umaru Sani, and three of his friends because she had been forced to marry a man she didn’t love, and he had consented to take her.

According to the United Nations Population Fund, “early marriage” is a common practice in largely Muslim northern Nigeria, where 48 percent of girls are married by 15 and 78 percent are married by 18. Only two percent of married girls between the ages of 15 and 19 are in school, and 73 percent of married girls are functionally illiterate.

A spokesman for the Kano State Police Command said that the 14-year-old bought the rodenticide known locally as “Shinkafa Bera,” then diluted it into the water she used to cook the meal for her husband and his friends. Two of them, Nasiru Mohammed and Alhassan Alhassan, while another, Indo Ibrahim, later died at the hospital.

Ten others who also ate the food were treated at the hospital and released.

According to police spokesman Musa Magaji Majiya, Umaru “confessed to the act and claimed that because she does not love her husband, she resorted to taking this option. Corpses were taken to hospital for examination. Investigation is on top gear.”

[“Glass Bottle Of Poison On A White Background” on Shutterstock]



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Becoming Cliche

My Journey to Becoming My Mother

Jim Palmer

Inner Anarchist

Yas Niger

Witty Written Works

Lori's Lane

Inquire, Inspire, Aspire

ron stempkowski

the xanax diary


Blogging is cheaper than therapy.


Music,Gossip,Music download, Video download

%d bloggers like this: