Monday , January 24 2022

Wife allegedly kills husband with `rat poison’ in Kano

A Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Tuesday remanded 16-year-old housewife, accused of poisoning the husband to death in children’s remand home.

The defendant, who lives at Shittar village, Danbatta Local Government Area of Kano State, is facing a count charge of culpable homicide.

She was accused of poisoning the husband, Auwalu Isa to death.

The Chief Magistrate, Hajiya Fatima Adamu, who ordered the remand, adjourned the matter until June 7 for mention.

The prosecutor, Insp. Aluta Mijinyawa, told the court that one Ibrahim Yahaya of the same address reported the matter at Danbatta Police Division on April 25.

He said that the accused on April 22, at about 7 p.m., cooked food for Isah, 35, and mixed it with rat poison.

“ After her husband ate the food, he died instantly as a result of food poising,’’ he said.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

According to the prosecutor, the offence contravened Section 221 of the Penal Code. (NAN)

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About Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.

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