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Kano court fix July 28 for judgment in the murder case of five-year-old Hanifa Abubakar



Justice Usman Na’abba of a Kano state Excessive courtroom has fastened July 28 for judgment within the homicide case of five-year-old Hanifa Abubakar.


The presiding choose fastened the date for judgment right this moment June 14 after the adoption of ultimate written addresses by events.


Late Hanifa was kidnapped on December 4, 2021, on her means residence from Islamiyya Faculty and subsequently found to have been killed. After a lot investigation, Tanko was arrested and he confessed to kidnapping and killing the sufferer with N100 rat poison earlier than burying her in a shallow grave in one in every of his colleges however he recanted later, admitting solely to kidnapping her.


The trio of Abdulmalik alongside his confederate, Hashim Isyaku and Fatima Jibril Musa, have been arraigned earlier than the Kano State Excessive courtroom on 5 depend fees bordering on prison conspiracy, kidnapping, confinement, and culpable murder opposite to sections 97, 274, 277, 221 of the penal code.


On the resumed listening to of the case right this moment, the prosecution led by Lamido Abba Soron Dinki, urged the courtroom to think about the totality of the proof tendered earlier than it to seek out the defendants responsible of the fees leveled towards them and sentence them to dying.


“We urge the courtroom to move dying sentence on all of the defendants as a result of the punishment of these sections beneath which they’re all charged carried the identical punishment of dying penalty” he prayed

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