A 23-year-old woman identified as Hannatu Usman has died after using 4,000 abortion pills she bought from a local chemist in Gauraka Village in Tafa Local Government Area of Niger State.
Her death was confirmed by the Commissioner of Police in Niger State, Alhaji Adamu Usman, during an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Friday.
Usman said that the command has arrested two suspects for allegedly performing that abortion that led to the death of Hannatu Usman.
According to him, on November 6th at about 9.30 a.m, one Favor Usman, of Gauraka Village reported to Tafa Police Division that her sister, one Hannatu Usman, 23 was impregnated by a suspect (name withheld), who gave her N4,000 to abort the pregnancy at a chemist in Gauraka.
He said that the incident resulted to complications and she was rushed to Sabon Wuse General Hospital.
The commissioner said that the impregnated victim was confirmed dead at the hospital, adding that the police succeeded in arresting the suspect and the owner of the chemist.
Usman said that the two suspects would be charged to court after investigation.