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Benue Housewife to die by hanging for killing step-son


A Housewife has been sentenced to death over the murder of her step son.�
According to Vanguard,a�Makurdi High Court Judge, Justice Jennifer Ijohor, on Thursday, sentenced Mrs Ternenge Tersoo, to death by hanging for the murder of her one year-old step son, Pineter Tersoo.

The convict’s husband, Mr Iorchir Tersoo, reported the matter to the police on May 28, 2012 that his first wife had killed his son.

Tersoo said he had been married to the convict for seven years without a child, which made him to marry a second wife, Torkwase Tersoo, who gave birth to the deceased within one year.
The complainant said that his first wife had complained bitterly that the little boy and his mother had taken over the affairs of the house and that the husband gave more attention to the second wife.

According to him, the convict collected the child from his nanny and strangled him to death.
During trial, however, the convict pleaded not guilty to the charge against her and testified in her own defence without calling any witness.

The judge said the autopsy report showed that the boy was actually strangulated to death.

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