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Rape: Kano Shari’a Court docket Sentences Guy To Loss of life Through Stoning

A 60-year-old guy known as Abdu has been sentenced to demise through stoning through an Higher Shari’a Court docket sitting in Kano for raping a 12-year-old woman.

The suspect was once convicted on a depend price of rape opposite to Phase 126 of Kano State Shari’a Penal Code Regulation 2000.

The presiding pass judgement on, Ibrahim Sarki-Yola, famous that Abdu pleaded in charge to the price after the case was once adjourned for the fourth time with out converting his plea.

Sarki-Yola stated the courtroom was once satisfied through the accused particular person’s admission of the price towards him and located him in charge.

Following the conviction, the pass judgement on sentenced him to demise through stoning beneath Phase 127 (b) of the Kano State Shari’a Code Regulation 2000.

Sarki-Yola, then again, ordered a 30-day grace inside of which to enchantment the judgment.

Previous, the Prosecution Recommend, Ms Badariya Muhammad, had instructed the courtroom that the convict dedicated the offence on occasion in 2019, at Farsa village in Tsanyawa Native Executive Space of the State.

Muhammad instructed the courtroom that the convict about 1:00 p.m. had illegal canal wisdom of the 12-year-old woman beneath a tree positioned at Farsa village in Tsanyawa.

The prosecution argued that the offence contravened Phase 126 of Kano State Shari’a Penal Code Regulation 2000.

In his submission sooner than the Court docket, Abdu pleaded in charge to the price in 4 separate sittings of the Court docket.


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