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Kano Shari’a Court remands man for beating ex-wife, calling her prostitute

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Kano Shari’a Court remands man for beating ex-wife, calling her prostitute

A Shari’a Court sitting in Kano on Thursday ordered the remand of a 46 year old man, identified as Suleiman Shu’aibu, in a Correctional Center for allegedly beating his former wife and calling her a prostitute.

Shu’aibu who resides in Rumawa Quarters Kano, is charged with criminal offense and defamation of character.

The presiding judge, Nura Yusuf-Ahmad, ordered that the defendant be remanded in the correctional facility while he adjourned the matter until Sept.7, for hearing.

Prior to the adjournment, the Prosecuting Counsel, Mr. Aliyu Abideen, had informed the court that the matter had been registered with Zango Police Division Kano, by Adama on Aug.21.

He alleged that on Aug.18, at about 10:00 a.m., the defendant used force to assault his ex-wife by beating because he saw her with a new boyfriend and called her a prostitute.

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The defendant pleaded guilty to the first count charge but denied calling her a prostitute.

According to the prosecutor, the offense contravened the provisions of sections 165 and 188 of the Kano State Shari’a Law.

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