Killer Maryam Sanda still in custody, says prison
Controller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has advised the public to discountenance reports that Maryam Sanda, who killed her husband, had been pardoned.
Death penalty: Maryam Sanda appeals court judgment
Following her conviction by an FCT High Court over the alleged killing of her husband, Bilyaminu Bello, Maryam Sanda has approached the Court of Appeal, Abuja Division
Another woman stabs husband to death as Maryam Sanda to die by hanging
A 19-year-old woman, Rabi Shamsudeen, has stabbed her 25-year-old husband, Shamsudeen Salisu, to death at Danjanku village, in Malumfashi local government area of Katsina State.
Court sentences Maryam Sanda to death by hanging for husband’s murder
An FCT High Court on Monday sentenced Maryam Sanda, the woman who stabbed her husband to death, Bilyaminu, son of a former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Haliru Bello, to death by hanging.
Absence of judge stalls trial of Dino Melaye, Maryam Sanda
The absence of Justice Yusuf Halilu of an FCT High Court, Maitama, on Monday, stalled the trials of Senator Dino Melaye and an alleged husband killer, Maryam Sanda, on Monday.
Absence of prosecution witness stalls trial of Maryam Sanda
The absence of prosecution witness on Monday stalled the continuation of trial in the alleged murder case filed against Maryam Sanda, and three others before Justice Yusuf Halilu of the FCT High Court, Jabi. The other defendants are: Mrs Maimuna Aliyu, Maryam’s mother, Aliyu Sanda, the brother and Sadiya Aminu, the housemaid. The other three…
Three-month pregnant Maryam Sanda begs court for bail
Maryam Sanda, who is accused of killing her husband, Bilyamin Bello, on Monday begged an Abuja High Court sitting at Jabi, to grant her bail because she was three months pregnant. Sanda, who was remanded in the Suleja prison, Niger State in November 2017, was alleged to have stabbed to the death Bilyaminu, son of…
Court denies Maryam Sanda bail, mother, brother arraigned
A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Jabi District, has refused Maryam Sanda bail. The judge, however, granted the other defendants bail on the condition that the defendants will produce two sureties with evidence of residence within Abuja. They are also required to deposit their travel documents in court. The two sureties shall…
Mother of alleged 'killer wife', 2 others docked over murder of ex-PDP chairman's son
ICPC threatens to obtain bench warrant against Maimuna Aliyu An Abuja High Court yesterday refused the bail application of Maryam Sanda, who allegedly murdered her husband, Bilyamin Bello, the son of a former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The Federal Government had earlier in the day arraigned Sanda, her mother, Maimuna Aliyu…