Kano Killer Child Bride Has Been Discharged & Acquitted

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14 year old, Wasila Umaru who killed her new husband and three of his friends in 2014 with rat poison has been discharged and acquitted by a Kano High Court.

The presiding Judge, Justice Mohammed Yahaya said based on the formal request from the state government asking for the case to be dropped, the court had no choice but to drop it 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, are hereby discharged.” he said



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