After the wedding, the groom, Sani Umaru invited some friends to celebrate in Ungwar Yansoro village, which is close to the city of Kano. However, during the festivities, Wasila slipped some rat poison into the rice that was being served, Dailymail reports.
Her husband, along with some of his friends, died that same day.
Wasila is reportedly cooperating with the police, and may be charged with culpable homicide.
According to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), fifty percent of Nigerian girls who live in rural areas get married before age 18.
Source: Omotola Filani, Dailypost