Friday, 04 December 2020 18:40

Appeal Court upholds death sentence for Maryam Sanda

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has upheld the death sentence passed on Maryam Sanda by the FCT High Court for the murder of her husband.

A three-man panel of the Court passed the judgement on Friday, dismissing Ms Sanda’s appeal for lack of merit.

Maryam Sanda was charged to court for murdering her husband, Bilyaminu Bello, in January this year.


Her lawyers say they are appealing the judgement at the Supreme Court.

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