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A Chief Magistrate Court in Katsina has remanded one 18 years old Asiya
Lawal of Kogo street, Sabuwa local government, in prison over allegedly
killing her husband, Iliya Sani.
Asiya, who was newly married to Iliya allegedly locked him up in a room and set the house ablaze after a misunderstanding.
The Prosecuting police officer, Kabir Mohammed, told the court that as a
result of the fire the deceased sustained various degrees on burns and
was rushed to Funtua General hospital before being referred to ABU
Teaching hospital where he died.
He said, a good Samaritan
reported the matter to police before the suspect was arrested and
charged to court according to section 221 of penal code.
presiding judge, Hadiza Danja, adjourned the matter to 31st of this
month and ordered that the suspect to be remanded in prison.