A Jos Court of Appeal (COA) on Tuesday sentenced a middle-aged man Jibril Idrisa, to death by hanging for killing his aged father over N56,000.00 being proceeds from the sale of Guinea Corn.
Delivering judgment, Justice Habib Abima, over-turned the judgment of the Lower Court that acquitted Idrisa.
“The court sets aside the judgment delivered by the lower Court discharging and acquitting Jibril Idris.
“He is found guilty of the offence of culpable homicide punishable with death contrary to section 211 of the penal code law of Bauchi State.
“The court hereby sentences him (Jibril Idris) to death by hanging,’’ the Abima ordered.
The appellate court held that the lower court erred in its judgment.
NAN reports that family members of the deceased, through their counsel, Mr Ishaq Magaji, prayed the
appellate court to set aside the Jan. 26, judgment of Justice M.A. Sambo of the state High Court,
Magaji said that convict agreed that he killed his father and buried him in a shallow grave beside a river in Tafawa Balewa,
after an argument over the proceeds from the sale of some bags of Guinea Corn.
APC Will Rule Beyond 2023, Says Oshiomhole
FG Plans To License Online Radio, TV Stations
Tribunal Sacks Sen Dino Melaye
Explosion, Gunshots Mar Bayelsa PDP Delegate Election
Foundation Empowers Widows For Better Living
Youth Day: NYCN, Belema Oil Give N120M Worth Of Scholarship To 600 Students
AA Rejects Court Ruling On Nwosu
NEWS21 hours ago
Tribunal Sacks Dino Melaye As Kogi West Senator
NEWS23 hours ago
Kwara Auto-Crash Kills 17
OPINION20 hours ago
The El-Zazakky Circus Show In India
OPINION21 hours ago
Osinbajo: Of Federal Appointments, Near Death Experience And The Trumpet Of Mischief
POLITICS23 hours ago
Governorship Screening: Yahya Bello Expresses Optimism Of Picking APC Ticket
WORLD22 hours ago
Eradicating Malaria Possible, But Not Soon – WHO
POLITICS22 hours ago
APC, PDP Chieftains Disagree On Development Projects In Hadejia
HEALTH21 hours ago
Nutritionist Warns Against Late Dinner, Says It Affects Sleep