The Public Relations Officer of the Police Command in kano state, DSP Magaji Majiya, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Tuesday.
He said the report indicated that the deceased, who married the teenage wife two weeks ago, was allegedly poisoned on Jan. 4, and died the following day.
“After the Police received the report on the incident, they went to their matrimonial home at Yakasai quarters in Kano metropolis but found that the bride had ran away.
“Our men had already swung into action with a view to trailing and arresting her to face prosecution,” the police spokesman said.
According to him, the command will ensure that due process is followed in the investigation in order to ascertain the circumstances that led to the dastardly act.