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Kano Sharia Court Sentences Man To Death By Stoning For Rape

An Upper Shari’a Court sitting in Kano, on Wednesday, sentenced a 60-year-old man, Abdu, to death by stoning after his conviction for raping a 12-year-old girl. Abdu was convicted on a count charge of rape contrary to Section 126 of Kano State Shari’a Penal Code Law 2000. The trial judge, Ibrahim Sarki-Yola, said the accused person pleaded guilty to the ...

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