Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Man Handed Death Sentence For Killing Wife In Kano

 




Man Handed Death Sentence For Killing Wife In Kano

A man identified as Aminu Inuwa has been sentenced to death by hanging on Tuesday, for killing his wife Safara’u Mamman.

Inuwa, whose age was not provided by the court, lives at Gwazaye Quarters, Dorayi Babba, area of the state.

Justice Usman Na’abba held that the prosecution has proven its case beyond reasonable doubts.

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Lamido Sorondinki, informed the court that the convict committed the offence on April 2, 2019 at Gwazaye Quarters Dorayi Babba Kano.

Sorondinki said that the convict slit his wife’s throat with a kitchen knife during an argument and buried her in an uncompleted room in his house situated at Dorayi Babba Kano.

The prosecution presented three witnesses and six exhibit to prove its case.

The convict, however, denied committing the offence.

He said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 221 (a) of the Penal Code.

The defence counsel, Mr Mustafa Idris, produced one witness to defend his client.

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