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Families are at war over a wedding tradition India banned decades ago

Families are at war over a wedding tradition India banned decades ago. Vismaya Nair had been married for just over one year when she was found dead in the bathroom of her husband’s family’s home in India’s southwestern Kerala state.

Initially, police had no reason to view the 24-year-old student’s death on June 21 as suspicious, until her family made a complaint under the country’s “dowry death” law.

The law allows charges to be brought against people for causing the death or suicide of a woman within the first seven years of her marriage in which the family had promised a dowry — gifts given to a groom’s family when a couple marry.

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Yusuf Buhari’s fiancé, Zahra Ado Bayero spotted with friends and sisters

President Buhari’s son, Yusuf Buhari’s 19-year-old fiancé, Zahra Ado Bayero, was recently spotted with her friends and sisters.



The Architecture graduate is the daughter of of Emir of Bichi, Alhaji Nasir Ado Bayero, who is the fourth child of late Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero.

Preparations for the young couple’s wedding have started in earnest. A President’s delegation visited the Emir of Kano’s palace few weeks ago where talks about the wedding were held.

Going by the tradition in Northern Nigeria, the groom’s family recently delivered boxes diamond and gold jewelry, cash, underwear, among other items known as Kayan Lefe to the bride.