Court sentences housewife to DEATH by hanging for murdering her ex-husband

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A High Court in Birnin Kebbi on Monday, June 3 sentenced a woman, Farida Abubakar, to death by hanging for killing her former husband, Chief Magistrate, Attahiru Muhammad-Ibrahim

CHARGED FOR MURDER

Farida was arraigned before the court for murder on Aug. 25, 2022, while the main charge was filed on July 26, 2023.

The prosecution said that the convict stabbed Chief Magistrate Muhammad-Ibrahim with a sharp object on his abdomen, neck and left arm which led to his death on the night of August 25, 2022.

COURT JUDGEMENT

Delivering judgment, the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Umar Abubakar, said: ‘The defendant was last seen with the deceased in his house in Birnin Kebbi, shortly after, he was found dead. 

‘Circumstantial evidence linked the defendant to the offence. 

‘The burden of proof is on the prosecution to establish guilt against the accused person beyond reasonable doubt within the boundary of evidence adduced. 

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WHY SHE KILLED HIM

‘Her Hijab was found smeared with blood. It was her intention to kill him. She knew death will be the consequences of her action. The offence committed at a time the deceased was about to marry a new wife.

SHE IS FOUND GUILTY

‘The court has found you guilty of culpable homicide and bodily harm, the court has convicted you as charged. 

SECTION 191(b) PENAL CODE LAW OF KEBBI STATE

‘The court has sentenced you to death by hanging in accordance with section 191(b) penal code law of Kebbi State. You are to be hanged by the neck until you are dead.

‘The court has also sentenced you to seven years in prison for causing bodily harm in accordance with section 224 (1) of penal code law of Kebbi State,’ the Judge read out in the judgment.

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