Boy to die by hanging in Kano after losing murder case

by Akintomiwa Agbaje


Anwar Surah has benn sentenced to death by hanging by a Kano High Court presided over by Justice Nura Sagir.

The judgement which was delivered at the Audu Bako secretariat, Justice Nura said said he delivered the judgement under 221 of the penal code and he was convinced beyond reasonable doubt based on the evidence provided which is the knife Anwar used to stabbed to death one Muhammad Abubakar in 2010 and six witnesses.

According to a Leaership report:

Counsel to the plaintiff, Barrister Bashir Hassan told Journalists that Anwar stabbed Abubakar on his chest and head which resulted to his death in November 2010.

The counsel to Anwar, Barrister Zaharaddeen M Bello asked the court to temper justice with mercy as his client has never committed any crime in the past and is a first time offender.

He described his client as peace-loving fellow.

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