CRIME

Man Sentenced to Death in Jigawa for Killing his 4-Year-Old Daughter

A High Court siting in Ringim, Jigawa State has sentenced a man to death for killing his four year old daughter and burying her in his living room.

According to the prosecution, Dr. Musa Adamu Aliyu, who is also the Jigawa State Attorney General, the father, Nasiru Hamisu, carried out the dastardly murder last year.

Barrister Aliyu brought before the court, three witnesses, including a medical doctor at Ringim General Medical Hospital, the mother of the deceased, and the defendant, Mr. Hamisu.

In his ruling, the Presiding Judge, Justice Ahmad Muhammad sentenced Mr. Hamisu to death by hanging, citing that the prosecuting lawyer proved his case without any reasonable doubt.

The name of his victim was given as Zainab.

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