Court Sentence 3 Herdsmen to Death by Hanging in Niger State

Court Sentence 3 Herdsmen to Death by Hanging in Niger State

A Minna high Court No.3 has sentence three Fulani Herdsmen to Death over Alleged Armed Robbery, culpable homicide, rape among others heinous offence in the state.

The suspect including Muhammad Ibrahim Soja, Sani Idris Boka, Babangida Gido.

They were arraigned and found guilty for 10 court charges on armed rubbery, culpable homicide, rape, among others heinous offences in the state brought against them by men of the state police command.

In December 2015, the trios were said to have robbed one Josephine Monday while armed with guns, cutlasses, knives, and stick the Sums of over 1 Million cash, a recharge cards value at about 20,000, and her husband’s N58,000 givens to her for save keeping at waugu village in Shiroro local government area of Niger State.

The presiding judge, Justice Muhammad Adishetu Muhammad while delivering his judgement, started that the evidence and the prosecuting witnesses in the case have been, “so constant and explainative and even as the evidence of procecuting witness is believable”.

He said, ” Accordingly,  I hold that all the ingredients of offence of rape, attempt to commit culpable homicide, causing grievous hurt and armed rubbery have been proven against the convicts beyond reasonable doubt.

As such they have been sentence to Death by Hanging, life imprisonment for the offense of rape and ten years imprisonment for causing grievous hurt and all the sentence to run consecutively.

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