A teenager, Asiya Lawal, is currently being held at Katsina prison for allegedly killing her husband, one Iliya Sani.
The 18- year- old Asiya Lawal, was ordered to be remanded in prison by a chief magistrate court in Katsina after she was docked by the police.
According to the police first information report (FIR), Asiya, a newly- wedded bride, had misunderstanding with her husband.She reportedly locked him in a room and set the house ablaze.
Police officer, Kabir Mohammed, who is prosecuting the matter told the court that the suspect’s husband died as a result of burns sustained during the fire.
“He was rushed to Funtua General Hospital before being referred to ABU Teaching Hospital where he died following severe burns sustained during the fire,”he said.
The prosecutor said the woman was being charged in line with section 221 of penal code.
The presiding judge, Hadiza Danja adjourned the matter to 31/05/16.
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