Home News 11 to die by hanging in Niger state

11 to die by hanging in Niger state

0

A high court in Niger State yesterday sentenced 11 persons to death by hanging for killing seven people in the state.

The 11 criminals, all from Anfani community in Lavun council, were found guilty of killing their victims in Gaba community of the state in December 2018 over a land dispute.

Justice Maimuna Talatu Abubakar found the defendants guilty of culpable homicide punishable under Section 221 of the penal code, which attracts the death penalty.

READ ALSO:   16 Die Inside River While Trying To Escape As Bandits Storm Their Communities

Twenty-two persons were arrested and charged to court in Minna on October 7, 2019 following the Gaba attack.

After the court sitting, 15 were discharged and acquitted.

Follow Us on Facebook – @LadunLiadi; Instagram – @LadunLiadi; Twitter – @LadunLiadi; Youtube – @LadunLiadiTV for updates

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here