By Ibrahim Hassan
For raping a child that was 2 years and 9-month-old to dying, a Kaduna State High Court sitting at Dogarawa Sabon Gari Zaria has convicted one Usman Shehu Bashir of Dogarawa space to dying by hanging.
While delivering judgement on Wednesday, Justice Kabir Dabo stated the judgement handed was underneath part 221 of the penal code, Kaduna state regulation 1999 as amended.
“The convict has confessionally confirmed the occurrence of the offence, as well, his written statements also confirmed. By these two confessional statements, the Court passed the judgement,” the decide stated.
The case started on the 23 March 2015 and lasted for 5 years,
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“On that fateful day, the convict took late Fatima to his room and for about 40 minutes, he raped her which led to her death….after the establishment of all the evidence of committing the crime.”
After passing the judgement Justice Kabir Dabo stated the convict has the proper to attraction inside 90 days of the judgement.
In her response, the State Counsel Barrister Jummai Dan Azimi stated the Court has accomplished justice to the case.
Father of late Fatima, Malam Zakariya Ya’u Dahiru stated the judgement handed on Usman has justified what he did to his daughter.
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