By Auta Obadiah Dauda
A man who had raped a two-year-old girl to death, will be hanged to death, the Kaduna State high court said yesterday. The court said the extreme depravity of the crime does not allow for any possible mitigating circumstances.
Usman a resident of Kaduna State was sentenced to death by a Kaduna State high court seating in Dogarawa, Sabon Gari Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Wednesday, 3rd June, 2020.
Justice kabiru Dabo who presided over the case said that the convict had admitted to the crime, citing section 221 of the penal court, he sentence Usman Shehu to die by hanging.
The case which lasted for five years first sat on 23rd March, 2015. That the convict took the girl, Late Fatima to his room and raped her to death for fourty minutes, the judge said.