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Wata mata da ta shafe shekaru 27 a gidan yari saboda kisan kai an wanke daga aikata laifi

Wata mata bakar fata mai suna Joyce Watkins, wadda aka samu da laifin kisan kai ba bisa ka’ida ba, kuma ta shafe shekaru 27 a gidan yari, an wanke ta daga gidan yari.

Watkins, daga Tennessee, wacce ta sami ‘yanci ranar Asabar, an yanke mata hukunci a cikin 1988 saboda kisan babbar yayanta, laifin da ta musanta.

Gaskiyar lamarin, a cewar kotun hukunta laifukan ta Davidson County,
ta bayyana cewa a ranar 26 ga watan Yunin 1987, Watkins, mai shekaru 74 a duniya, da saurayinta a lokacin, Charlie Dunn, sun je daukar wata babbar yayanta Watkins mai shekaru hudu, Brandi, a Kentucky.

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Washegari da safe, Brandi bai amsa ba, don haka Watkins ya kai ta Asibitin Tunawa da Nashville kuma gwaje-gwaje sun nuna cewa ta yi fama da mummunan rauni a farji da ciwon kai, kuma an ce ta mutu washegari.

Ma’aikacin likitancin, Dr. Gretel Harlan, ya kammala raunin da Brandi ya samu a lokacin da Watkins da Dunn ke tare da ita duk da cewa sun kasance tare da wanda aka kashe na sa’o’i tara kacal.

Shekara guda bayan haka, a cikin Agusta 1988, Watkins, daga Tennessee Amurka, da Dunn an same su da laifin kisan kai na farko da kuma mummunar fyade, sun shafe shekaru 27 a gidan yari kafin a ba su duka a 2015.

Amma kafin a sake shi, Dunn wanda ke jiran sauraron shari’ar sakinsa a shekarar 2015, ya mutu kwatsam a gidan yari.

Watkins ya yi yaƙi don ‘yanci ya sami taimako daga Aikin Innocence na Tennessee da Ofishin Lauyan Lauyan Davidson County, yana dogara da rahoton cewa Brandi ya sami rauni a filin wasa na gama gari.

An gabatar da rahoton ne a ranar 10 ga Nuwamba, 2021, inda ake neman a janye hukuncin da aka yanke wa ma’auratan.

Fayil din ya fayyace Watkins ya lura da jini a cikin rigar Brandi lokacin da suka isa gida, sa’a daya da rabi bayan ma’auratan sun dauke ta, tare da aƙalla sa’a guda na lokacin da suka kwashe suna tuƙi zuwa Nashville.

“Joyce Watkins da Charlie Dunn ba su da laifi,” in ji Lauyan gundumar Glenn Funk, yayin da yake sanar da ‘yancinta.

“Ba za mu iya ba Ms. Watkins ko Mista Dunn shekarun da suka rasa ba amma za mu iya dawo da martabarsu; za mu iya mayar da sunayensu. Rashin laifinsu ya bukaci hakan.”

A cikin wani sharhi da ya yi wa kafafen yada labarai Watkins ya ce:

“Na gode wa dukkan mutanen da suka yi addu’o’in da suka taimaka mini na fita daga cikin wannan hali wanda ya sa na rasa rabin rayuwata a banza, amma zan shawo kan lamarin.”

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