JUST IN: Court Sentence Proprietor, Two Others To Death For Hanifa Abubakar Murder

The kano state high court has sentenced the proprietor of Nobel Kids Academy and North west preparatory school, Abdumalik Tanko, to death by hanging for masterminding the abduction and killing of a 5-year-old pupil, Hanifa Abubakar.

The presiding Judge, Justice Usman Na’abba, gave the order while delivering his judgement today 28th July, 2022.

Recall that the trio of Abdulmalik alongside his accomplices, Hashim Isyaku, and Fatima Jibrin, were arraigned before the court by the Kano state government on a five-count charge bordering on criminal conspiracy, kidnapping, confinement and culpable homicide contrary to section 97, 274, 277, 221 of the penal code.

The presiding judge also sentenced the second defendant, Hashim Isyaku to death by hanging.

Justice Usman Naaba also found the third accused person Fatima Jibrin guilty on four count charges in the case of Hanifa’s murder and sentenced her to death by hanging.

This sentence would serve as justice to the family of Hanifa Abubakar for the gruesome killing of their 5 year old daughter.

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