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Yobe woman locked up, starved by husband dies

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One middle-aged woman simply identified as Sadiya has passed away after the physical and psychological abuse she suffered from her husband.

Sadiya was said to have been incarcerated and deprived of food by her husband for a year in Nguru, Yobe State.

According to reports, Sadiya died on Saturday in Kano, while receiving medical attention at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital.

A mother of four, Sadiya was rescued by her mother Hadiza after she suspected foul play whenever she tried to reach her daughter on phone.

Recall that, Yobe State Police Command while acting on the warrant issued by Nguru Senior Magistrate Court, had confirmed the arrest of Sadiya’s husband, Ibrahim Yunusa, over the alleged detaining and starving of his wife.

“The motive of this act is not known, but police have arrested Mr Ibrahim Yunusa and handed him over to the magistrate court,” DSP Dungus confirmed.

Following this trending incident of diabolical and inhuman treatment of the victim, it was learnt that a coalition of 56 women and children rights activists have mobilized resources to pursue the case until justice is served to the victim.

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