Housewife Docked For Killing Husband

Aisha Jibrin, 18, has been arraigned before a Chief Magistrates’ Court 7, Bauchi for allegedly killing her husband, Ladan with hot water in at their residence at Jahun Ward, Bauchi Metropolis.

The Investigation Police Officer, Abdulahi Adamu said the suspect has been charged with culpable homicide punishable under Section 224 of the Penal Code.

The Chief Magistrate Presiding over the case, Isa El-Shuaibu adjourned the case to 28 October, for further hearing.

It was alleged Jibrin lost one of her front teeth as a result of beatings received from her husband, who accused her of going for an abortion without his consent.

It was not certain at press time if the quarrel was over the issue of the paternity of the aborted baby or the abortion itself. She was said to have poured hot water on Ladan who was taking his bath, which led to his death in a hospital.

 

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