Muhammed Adamu, pictured above, has been sentenced to death by hanging for killing his 24-year-old girlfriend, Hauwa Muhammad.
The suspect who was sentenced to death by Justice A. Jauro of the Yobe High Court was dragged before the court by the police after he killed Hauwa during an argument on May 29th 2018.
Delivering judgment in the case yesterday June 11th, Justice Jauro said;
”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”
Speaking to newsmen after the judgment, defence 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 whole heatedly accept it” he said.