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Murder of Co-wife: Housewife Arraingned For Alleged Killing of Co-wife

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A Housewife, Fadima Dahiru, of Farawa village in Kumbotso LGA of Kano State, has been arraigned before a Kano High Court for the alleged murder of her co-wife.

Arraigning the Accused at a Kano High Court presided by Justice Zuwaira Yusuf, the Prosecution Counsel, Barrister Khadija Umar from Kano State Ministry of Justice said that on May 6, 2019 around 15:30Hrs, Fadima Dahiru allegedly used a sharp object and inflicted injury on the head of her co-wife, Waseela, who died instantly.

” You did an act within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court with the intent of causing culpable homicide punishable with death against your co-wife Waseela” the charge sheet states further.

Umar told the court that the alleged offence is contrary to section 221 (A) of the penal code.

Meanwhile, Defense Counsel Barrister Bashir Abdullahi Sufi prayed the court to grant an accelerating hearing of the case.

Justice Zuwaira granted the request and adjourned the case to 22 of July, 2021 for further mention.

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