Court Sentence Man To Death By Hanging For Raping A 2-year-old Girl To Death In Kaduna

                                Court Sentence Man To Death By Hanging For Raping A 2-year-old Girl To Death In Kaduna
Justice Kabir Dabo of the Kaduna State High Court yesterday, June 3rd sentenced a man, Usman Shehu Bashir to death by hanging for raping a two-year-old girl to death.

While delivering judgement on Wednesday June 3 for the case that started on March, 23 2015 and lasted over a period of five years, Justice Dabo said Bashir had taken little Fatima to his room and for about 40 minutes, raped her which led to her death. 

The judge said the judgement of death by hanging was passed under section 221 of the penal code, Kaduna state law 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. 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.”  he said

According to the judge, the convict has the right to appeal the judgement within the next 90 days.

Father of the victim, Malam Zakariya Ya’u Dahiru, while expressing his excitement said he was happy that his daughter has finally gotten justice.

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  1. Spare no rapist...justice served, the poor girl can rest now

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  2. Good one... That will serve as deterrent to others

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