PHOTOS: Woman who hacked her two children to death in Kano pleads not guilty
Hauwa Habibu, a 26-year-old woman who reportedly hacked her two children to death in Kano has pleaded not guilty before a magistrate court.
Recall that Hauwa, a health worker, killed her two children, Irfan Ibrahim, 6 and Zuhura Ibrahim, 3, and injured a niece, Aisha Sadiq, 10, at Diso Quarters in Gwale Local Government Area of Kano state on October 4, because her husband married a second wife.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that Huwaila Ibrahim, the counsel to Hauwa requested the court to send her client to a psychiatric hospital for evaluation at the resumed sitting on Wednesday, December 23 after her denial.
The request was not objected by the prosecutor, Barr Laminu Soron Dinki.
The presiding magistrate, Hauwa Lawan Minjibir upheld their requests and sent the accused to a psychiatric hospital for evaluation and adjourned the matter to January 5, 2021.
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