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Shari’a court remands man for allegedly beating ex-wife

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By Bashir Muhammad Inuwa

A Shari’a Court sitting in Kano has ordered the remand of a 46-year-old man, Suleiman Shu’aibu, in Correctional Center for allegedly beating his former wife and calling her a prostitute.

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Shu’aibu who resides in Rumawa Quarters Kano, is charged with criminal force and defamation of character

The judge, Nura Yusuf Ahmad, ordered that the defendant be remanded in a Correctional Center and adjourned the matter until Sept.7, for hearing.

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Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Mr Aliyu Abideen, informed the court that Adama reported the matter at Zango Police Division Kano, on Aug.21.

He alleged that on Aug.18, at about 10:00 a.m., the defendant used force to beat his ex-wife Adama Munka’il because he saw her with a new boyfriend and called her a prostitute.

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The defendant pleaded guilty to the first count charge and denied calling her a prostitute.

According to the prosecutor, the offence contravened the provisions of section 165 and 188 of Kano State Shari’a Law.

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