- New details have emerged regarding suspects behind the murder of the five-year-old pupil killed by her proprietor in Kano state
- Earlier, Jamila Muhammad Sani, wife of Abdulmalik Tanko, who confessed to murdering Hanifa, testified against him at a Kano High Court, on Thursday
- In a twist, the Court has ordered the release of Jamila, after stating her innocence when she testified against her husband
A Kano magistrate’s Court has ordered the release of Jamila, wife of Abdulmalik Tanko, self-confessed killer of 5-year old Hanifa Abubakar.
Daily Trust reports that the woman, who was accused of conspiring with her husband to kidnap and subsequently murder the minor, was set free, on Friday, March 4.
Jamila had stated her innocence when she testified against her husband at a Kano High Court on Thursday, March 3.
The court looked into her confession
Earlier, state counsel, Barrister Lamido Soron Dinki, prayed the court to look into the testimony given by the woman.
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It was gathered that she testified and narrated her version and knowledge of the case involving the little girl.
I'm really in sorrow but can only thank God: Father of 5-year-old girl killed by her proprietor speaks in clip
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that the dad of the 5-year-old girl who was murdered by her school proprietor has expressed sorrow over the incident that cut short his daughter's life.
In a recent video shared by @dailytrust, the heartbroken man tearfully told newsmen that in spite of the sad incident, he can only thank God.
While stating that he leaves God to take vengeance, the deceased girl's father added that it is an incident he will take to the grave.
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