Breaking! Appeal Court Upholds Death Sentence for Maryam Sanda

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Friday upheld the death sentence handed to a mother of one, Maryam Sanda, convicted for murdering her husband, Bilyaminu Bello, a cousin of former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Haliru Bello.

Sanda had earlier this year been convicted for murder and ordered to be hanged  by a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, in Maitama.

A three-man panel of the court, in a judgment on Friday afternoon, dismissed Sandra’s appeal as lacking in merit.

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