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Kano court sentences scissors murderer to death by hanging

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Mukhtar Yahya Usman

A Kano High Court has sentenced one Umar Yakubu alias Baban Mage of Tukuntawa, Kano Metropolis to death for the crime of murder.

KANO TODAY reports that the presiding judge, Dije Abdu Aboki sentenced Baban Mage to death by hanging for killing one Ibrahim Adamu with a pair of scissors.

The prosecution counsel, Lamido Soron Dinki told the court that Baban Mage fatally stabbed Ibrahim Adamu on June 29, 2018.

Mr Soron Dinki presented six witnesses before the court while the accused defended himself.

Following the judgement, the convict declined commenting to the press.

“Allow me to deal with what has befallen me.” He said.

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