In 2017, Nigeria witnessed one of the most controversial murder cases in the country.
Maryam Sanda stabbed her husband – while he was praying – multiple times, out of anger; because he was allegedly cheating.
In her testimony before the court, Ms Sanda admitted that the two-year marriage that produced a daughter was with quarrel-filled. She, however, denied killing her husband or nursing such intentions.
She claimed the deceased fell against a broken Shisha pot while trying to pin her down; during a fight .
Just yesterday, on Monday 27th; she was sentenced to death in Federal High Court, in Abuja.
And Nigerians have taken different stands concerning this sentence:
There’s still a lot of opinions; see here