The Nation reports that a 37-year-old man, Abdullahi Musa has been arrested by the Niger state Police for pushing his wife to her death.
The incident occurred in Tungan Bata village of Magama local government area of Niger state.
Musa was said to have had a hot argument with his deceased wife, Zainab Isah during which he pushed her down in anger.
Zainab was said to have fallen to the ground with a force and sustained a fracture on her neck.
Alarmed over her state, Zainab was rushed to the general hospital in New Bussa where she died as a result of the fall and the fracture on her neck.
The incident was reported to the police by Tsah Musa who is the elder brother of Abdullahi Musa when it looked like Abdullahi wanted to run away from the House.
The Police later arrested Musa who confessed to the crime saying that it was anger that made him push his wife.
He added that he did not know the fall would lead to her death as it was just like one of their usual quarrels.
The Niger state Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Wasiu Abiodun said that the case has been charged to court.