15 year old Child bride accused of killing her husband discharged and acquitted!


Today 9 June, the 15 year old child bride Wasila Tasi’u who poisoned and killed her 35 year old husband Umar Sani and his friend in April 2014 has been discharged and acquitted by Kano high court sitting in Gezawa.

According to the presiding Judge Justice Mohammed yahaya said based on the formal request from the government asking the case be dropped,the court had no choice than to do dropped and discharge the accused.” I have no Alternative than to pronounce according to law that the application of ‘nolle prosequi'(unwilling to pursue) is hereby granted. In consequence,therefore, you Wasila Tasi’u is here by discharged” he said.


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