Mariam Sanda and the late hubby
Mariam Sanda and the late hubby

Court Sentences Mariam Sanda To Death For Killing Her Husband

Funsho Akinwale

An High Court sitting in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Maitama, on Monday, sentenced Mariam Sanda, the mother of two, to death by hanging.

She was sentenced for the murder of her husband, Biliaminu Bello Haliru in their Abuja home on November 19, 2017.

Justice Yusuf Haliru, while delivering his judgment said after being convicted for killing her husband, she ought to be hanged until she dies.

Sanda who was wailing uncontrollably during ruling was ordered to be remanded in Suleja Prisons until the judgement is executed.

Sanda killed her husband by stabbing him severally after she saw a nude picture of a female in her husband ‘s phone.

After the discovery, disagreement broke out before Sanda took her action.

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