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Jealous boyfriend who killed his girlfriend to die by hanging in Yobe

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Jealous boyfriend who killed his girlfriend to die by hanging in Yobe
Justice A. Jauro of the Yobe High Court has sentenced Muhammed Adamu, pictured above, to death by hanging for killing his 24-year-old girlfriend, Hauwa Muhammad.

Adamu was dragged before the court by the police after he killed Hauwa during an altercation on May 29th, 2018.

Delivering judgment in the case yesterday June 11th, Justice Jauro, held that the prosecution has proven beyond doubt that the suspect indeed killed the victim. The presiding judge then found the suspect guilty of murder under Section 221 of the Penal Code.

”By virtues of section 273 Criminal Procedural Code, when a person is sentenced to death, he be hanged by the neck to death. I, therefore, sentence you that Muhammed Adamu to die by hanging. May God have mercy on you” the judge said

Speaking to newsmen after the judgment, defense counsel, Mr. M. Dauda, said that he would carefully study the verdict and possibly file an appeal.

Reacting to the judgment, the suspect said he wholeheartedly accepts it as the will of God for him

”I have been praying to God for the best judgment. I believe that it is the will of God for me and I believe this verdict is God’s choice. I wholeheartedly accept it” he said

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