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Zamfara man bags death sentence for killing friend over N100

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The Zamfara State High Court has sentenced one Anas Dahiru to death by hanging for killing his friend because of N100.

Dahiru was brought to the court in June 2017 for allegedly stabbing his friend, Shamu Ibrahim, to death .

Delivering the judgment, the presiding judge, Justice Mukhtar Yusha’u, said having listened to both sides, he convicted Dahiru for killing his friend.

“Having listened to both sides, I hereby sentenced the convict (Anas Dahiru) to death by hanging as enshrined in Section 221 of the Penal Code,” the judge ruled.

In a related development, the presiding judge also convicted one Sadiqu Abubakar for attempted armed robbery in Bungudu Local Government Area of the state.

Sadiqu was convicted for attacking a businessman in Runji village of Bungudu LGA who  arrested the armed robber and handed him over to police.

Yusha’u said having heard from both parties involved in the case, he convicted Sadiqu Abubakar under Section 221 of the Penal Code.

“Having heard from the counsel for both the accused and the defendant, I hereby sentenced Sadiqu Abubakar to life in imprisonment,” he ruled.

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