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Court Sentences Maryam Sanda to Death by Hanging for Killing her Husband

The court found Sanda guilty of killing her husband Bilyaminu Bello, who was the nephew of a former national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Haliru Bello. Galaxy’s Godfrey Eshiemoghie reports that Sanda is to be remanded in Suleja Correctional Centre until she exhausts her rights to appeal the decision. Earlier, the judge stood down the matter for five minutes following the drama that ensued after the Sanda fled the dock immediately the judge convicted her, but the court officials restored sanity by returning her to the dock for the hearing to run its full course.