I hated marriage, says wife who poisoned Imam

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According to the Borno State Police Command, Fatima Abubakar, 25, a housewife, was detained for allegedly using poison to kill her husband, Goni Abbah.

The suspect was detained on October 19 at Anguwan Doki, according to Mr. Abdu Umar, the state commissioner of police, who made this information public to the News Agency of Nigeria in Maiduguri, the state's capital.

The victim, who was the local area's Chief Imam, was returning from a mosque when the suspect, who was his second wife, reportedly poisoned his food, according to Umar.

Police handcuff

He explained that he started to feel uneasy as soon as Abbah started eating.

The police commissioner observed that the suspect admitted to the crime in her statement, stating she purchased the poison from the market after deciding to murder her spouse.

Before she would be charged, he claimed that the matter had been reported to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions as culpable murder.

The suspect, Abubakar, told NAN that she killed her husband because she was sick of the marriage after being displayed at the command headquarters.

I never wanted to get married, she declared. I divorced my first spouse because I despise marriage, and Goni was my second husband.

"I get angry every time I wake up remembering that I am married. I eventually had to flee.

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