Housewife who killed her husband in Kano, sentenced to death by hanging

A housewife has been sentenced to death by hanging by a high court in Kano state after she was found guilty of killing her husband.

On Friday, February 21, 2020, Justice Ahmad Tijjani Badamasi of a Kano state high court, sentenced a housewife, Rashida Saidu, to death by hanging for pushing her husband, Dr Adamu Ali, to his death during an argument.

Housewife who killed her husband in Kano, sentenced to death by hanging

Prosecution Counsel, Mariam Jilbrin, had told the court that the suspect engaged her 56-year-old husband in a fistcuff at their residence in Dorayi Quarters about a year ago during which she pushed him down from a storey building, which eventually led to his death. Dr Ali was until his death, a staff of the Federal College of Education, Kano.

Four witnesses testified against the suspect. However, her counsel, Illiya Dauda, denied the charge and proceeded to produce two witnesses to counter the allegation of culpability in the death of her husband.

While delivering his judgement, Justice Badamasi said the prosecution had proven their case beyond reasonable doubt that suspect caused the death of her husband.

She was then sentenced her to death by hanging

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