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Man Sentenced To Death By Hanging For Raping Two-year-old


A Kaduna State High Court in Dogarawa  Sabon Gari, Zaria on Wednesday sentenced one Usman Shehu Bashir to death by hanging for raping a two-year-old girl to death.

The Presiding Judge, Justice Kabir Dabo, said the convict had confessed to committing the offence, adding that relying on Section 221of the Penal Code, he was sentencing him to death by hanging.

It should be noted that, the case started on the 23 March 2015 and  lasted for five years.

Justice Dabo said,

“On the fateful day, the convict took the late Fatima to his room and for about 40 minutes, he raped her  which led to her death.”

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