Court sentences housewife to 2 weeks imprisonment for calling neighbour a ”prostitute”

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By Aisha Gambo

Kaduna – A Shari’a Court sitting in Rigasa, Kaduna on Thursday a housewife, Mariya Muhammad, to two weeks imprisonment for calling her neighbour a prostitute.
Judge, Dahiru Bamalli, Muhammad after she pleaded guilty to defamation of character.
Bamalli did give her an option to a fine.
Earlier, nominal complainant, Hajiya Karima Sani, who resides in Rigasa area of Kaduna, told the court she and Muhammad had lived like typical neighbours.
”We have had good and bad days. We have had misunderstandings and quarrels.
“I decided to file a suit against her because she called me a prostitute and I am not. I am a married woman”, she said.
On her part convict said:”I called her a prostitute because she has also called me names in the past’.