The Court docket of Attraction Kano Division on Friday affirmed the judgment of the Excessive Court docket of Justice in Jigawa State which sentenced one Badamasi Gawoni and one other to loss of life by hanging.
The judgment of the Court docket of Attraction was delivered by a digital continuing (zoom convention) by Justice Abubakar Lamido as contained in a press release signed by the Public Relations Officer of the Ministry, Zainab Baba Santali and issued to the media in Dutse.
The assertion stated Justice Lamido discovered that the judgment delivered on twenty fourth February 2020 by Justice Abubakar Muhammad Sambo of the Jigawa Excessive Court docket, was meritorious.
The Court docket, subsequently, upheld the judgment towards the appellant and dismissed his enchantment for lack of advantage.
On nineteenth January 2019, at about 11:00 pm the appellant together with one other individual conspired and used sticks to trigger harm on the top of 1 Magaji Musa who’s now deceased at Sabuwar Rijiya Fulani Camp.
The sufferer was taken to Garki Hospital for therapy and later transferred to Gumel Normal Hospital and subsequently to a hospital in Kano the place he died two days after the incident.
Through the proceedings in Jigawa Excessive Court docket, the prosecution counsel known as three witnesses and tendered a confessional assertion of the appellant in proof of the allegation.
The appellant testified in defence and known as one other witness who testified in his favour.
Justice Abubakar Muhmmad Sambo sitting on the Excessive Court docket of Jigawa State in Gumel convicted and sentenced the appellant and the co-accused individual to loss of life by hanging for Legal Conspiracy and culpable Murder Punishable with loss of life opposite to sections 97(1) and 221(1) of the Penal Code, Legal guidelines of Jigawa State, 2012 (As Amended).
Culpable Murder: Court docket of Attraction upholds loss of life sentence on convicts