Newlywed bride, 27, found hanged in Gambia after rowing with her African husband, 29, who discovered he was infertile due to his ‘unhealthy lifestyle’

  • Simone Jabakhanji, 27, moved to Gambia in 2009 to be with Mohammed after the pair met during a family holiday
  • In the days before her death she told family and friends she was fearful of him and his aggressive behaviour
  • He was arrested by Gambian police for her murder but later released
  • British coroner critical of Gambian authorities for failing to disclose details of her death and says there is not enough evidence that it was suicide

A bride who joked about her new husband ‘breaking her legs’ was found dead at their home after he found out he was infertile.

Simone Jabakhanji, 27, from Leyland in Lancashire had been rowing with her businessman husband Mohammed, 29, after he was given the devastating news by doctors, an inquest into her death was told.

In the days leading up to her death she even told her mother back in England that she was frightened of him and needed to give him ‘quiet space.’

But she was found hanged at their home in the West African country’s capital city of Banjul, on August 13, 2011.


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