Man sentenced to death by hanging  for killing  his  neighbor   in Kano



By Abdulgafar Oladimeji

A Kano High court no 15  ,sitting at Miller road,  Tuesday sentence, one  Balarabe Ahmad, resident of Unguwar Uku quarters   in Kano metropolis to death by hanging.

The court presided by justice Nasiru Saminu found the convict guilty of committing culpable homicide, an offence contrary to the provisions of section 221 of the penal code law.

The prosecutor from   Kano  barrister Ministry of justice, Umar Yakubu told the court that the convict  had an argument with one Mudashir Kamis , in the process stabbed him to death.

The prosecution produced witnesses and tendered exhibits  before   the court.

The convict denied  committing the offence.

The judge, Nasiru Saminu  handed that  the prosecution had proved its case beyond reasonable doubt.

The defence   advocate, A H Mukthar  plead with the court for leniency, urging the court to tamper justice with mercy.

The court  then sentenced Balarabe to death by hanging, noting that the convict has 30 days in which to appeal  against the death verdict




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