Saturday, December 31, 2011

Nollywood Actress Condemned To Hanging For Homicide Escapes From Prison

rabi ismail

     Actress Rabi Ismail who was  condemned to hanging for homicide has escaped from a prison in Hadejia, Jigawa State where she was awaiting her sentence.

     The popular  actress in Kannywood, which is the hausa version of  Nollywood was convicted for  manslaughter in July  of her boyfriend and fellow artiste and was sentenced to death by hanging bu Kano high court .
 A senior prison officer in Jigawa  confirmed Ismail’s escape to newsmen , said that the actress was awaiting execution when she was found missing and the State Prison Service has  issued a search order for her capture. 

    The Comptroller of Prisons in the state  also disclosed , “The escapee was accused of murder and a high court in Kano ruled that she was guilty and sentenced her accordingly,Six people including three female wardens have been arrested and are being investigated for the mysterious disappearance of the convict.”

  Rabi Ismail was said to have  drowned her boyfriend at the Bagauda Lake Resort in Kano state

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