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Jigawa Court Sentence 3 Kidnappers to 28 Years Imprisonment

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Muhammad Garba 

Jigawa State Higher Court Number 4 sitting in Dutse has sentenced three kidnappers to 28 years and 5 months imprisonment with no option of a fine.

The culprits were found guilty of trespass, connivance and abducting a young girl Fatima Abdurrahman of Taura local government headquarters of the state.

Speaking while passing the judgement, the presiding judge of the court Justice M.A Abubakar said, after presenting three witnesses by prosecuting counsel, the court has convinced beyond resembling doubt that the suspects had committed the offence.

“The suspects had committed the offence of connivance, tress pass, and abduction which is contrary to section 272 subsection 273 of Jigawa state penal code.

“After finding Musa Garba of Ringim local government, Isah Sule Wangara of Dutse local government and Shu’aibu Haruna of Taura local government guilty of these offences the court is heard by sentencing them to 28 years and 5-month imprisonment respectively,” said the judge.

Similarly, another Jigawa State Higher Court sitting in Birninkudu local government of the state has sentenced a 30-year-old Zubairu Idris to death by hanging on the offence of culpable homicide.

Zubairu was arraigned before the court on 11th October 2017 for alleged stabbing one Abubakar Abubakar of Baji village.

While passing the judgement, the presiding judge of the court, justice Musa Ubale said, the suspect was found guilty of the offence of homicide which is contrary to section 221 (B) of the Jigawa panel ode.

“The court has found Zubairu Idris guilty of the offence of homicide, therefore he is heard by sentenced to death by hanging,” the Judge declared.

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