Umar Akilu Majeri
The Jigawa State High Court has sentenced two persons to death by hanging.
Those who were sentenced to death by hanging include Mustapha Idris and Jamilu Harisu from the Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa state.
Delivering the judgment, Justice Ahmed Abubakar of the Jigawa State High Court said Idris, who is 29 years old of Daneji quarters in Ringim Local Government was found guilty of killing his girlfriend, Nafisa Hashim, of the same village. He is, therefore, sentenced to death by hanging.
Justice Abubakar said the offense is contrary to Section 221 of the Penal Code Laws.
While Harisu was sentenced to death by hanging for killing his father, Malam Bako, of Muku village in Garki Local Government of Ringim Emirate.
He was also found guilty of the offence under Section 221 of the Penal Code Laws of Jigawa state.