Mother convicted in Shafia daughters' canal killings granted 5-hour escorted absence from prison
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Colin Harris, CBC News
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Harris, C. (2019, December 13). Mother convicted in Shafia daughters’ canal killings granted 5-hour escorted absence from prison. CBC News. 


Tooba Yahya, the woman convicted of killing her three daughters and husband’s first wife, was granted permission to visit her mother’s grave. This article shares the story, testimonies, and hearings of Tooba Yahya. Yayha’s character and her behaviour were outlined, noting that she was compliant and respectful with court officials.


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