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Court sentences man to death by hanging for kidnapping

A Kano High Court on Monday sentenced one Ibrahim Khalil,19, to death by hanging for kidnapping his five-year-old nephew, Ahmad Ado and causing his death.

Khalil, whose address was not provided was convicted on a two-count charge of kidnapping and culpable homicide for causing the death of his victim by celling his nose and mouth with a sellotape.

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The Presiding Judge, Justice Usman Na’abba, held that the prosecution had proven his case beyond reasonable doubt and sentenced the convict to 14 years imprisonment for kidnapping.

Na’abba also sentenced him to death by hanging for homicide.

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Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Mr Lamido Sorondinki, informed the court that the convict committed the offence sometimes in 2019 at Karkasara Quarters, Kano.

“The defendant kidnapped his sister’s son, Ado and in the process used a sellotape to cover his nose and mouth resulting in suffocation leading to his death.

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“He buried him in a shallow grave at Sabuwar Sheka Kano,” he said.

The prosecution presented three witnesses to the court and presented four exhibit to prove its case against the defendant.

The convict, however, denied committing the offence.

According to the prosecutor, the offence contravened section 274 and 221 (a) of the Penal Code.



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