60-year-old Rapist Stoned To Death – Kano Shariah Court Orders

An Upper Shariah Court in Kano on Wednesday sentenced a 60-year-old man, Mati Abdu, to death by stoning for defiling a minor.

Abdu, who hails from Farsa village in Tsanyawa Local Government area of Kano State was said to have allegedly raped a 12-year-old girl under a tree in a broad daylight at Farsa village in 2019.

The presiding judge of the Shariah court sitting in Kofar Kudu, near the Emir’s palace, Khadi Ibrahim Sarki-Yola, gave the judgment after finding Abdu guilty of the offence.

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Yola sentenced Abdu based on Section 127 sub section (b) of the Kano State Shariah Penal Code Law 2000.

Earlier, the prosecution counsel, Barrister Badariya Bala-Shehu said the convict committed the offence around 1pm.

Abdu had pleaded guilty.

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