Maryam Sanda is the wife and murder of Bilyamin Muhammed Bello, the son of a former PDP chairman, Haliru Bello who died after he was allegedly stabbed by his wife, Maryam Sanda, at their Maitama, Abuja residence. She is the daughter of Maimuna Aliyu, a former Aso Saving Bank executive and the grand daughter of Shehu Shagari (Nigeria’s first democratically elected president).
She got married on October 2015 and they have a daughter. Their marriage was cut short as a result of a disagreement making her to suspect infidelity. She was then reported to have stabbed her husband several times thereby killing him.
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Maryam was consequently charged to court for murder alongside her mother and brother who tried to tamper with the accident scene to hide evidence.