Sunday, 6 July 2014

Kano Charge Alleged Bride- Killer With Offence Punishable By Death

Kano State Government has charged 14-year-old bride, Wasila Tasiu who alledgely killed her husband and three other persons in their home in April. According to her, she was forcefully married to her said husband, and the only way she could be free was to poison him. The three other people that died also ate from the food she prepared when they came visiting the couple. Wasila who had earlier pleaded to be forgiven has however been charged in a fresh suit by the State Government with culpable homicide punishable by death.

The suit has been slated for hearing on August 4 at Kano State High Court.

But the Chairperson, Kano State chapter, Federation of Women Lawyers, Hajiya Hussaina Aliyu who is interested in the case has confirmed the receipt of the legal documents, stating that competent hands have been assigned to handle the case.

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