Also Minna High Court Now has sentenced three Fulani herders to death by hanging for alleged armed Robbery Culpable homicide,and rape among other heinous offences in the State.
The suspects include Muhammed Ibrahim Soja,Dani Idris Boka and Babangida Gido.
They were arraigned and found guilty on a -ten- count charge of armed robbery, Culpable homicide,rape,among other heinous offences in the State brought against them by men of the Niger State Police Command.
In December 2015,the trio were said to have robbed one Josephine Monday, of the sum of over N5million cash,recharge cards valued at about N20,000 and her husbsnd’sN58,000 given to her for safe keeping ,having armed with guns, cutlasses,knives and sticks at Wangu Village in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State.
The Presiding Judge, Justice Mohammed Adishetu Mohammed,while delivering his judgement,stated that the evidences and prosecuting witnesses in the case have been “so consistent and explanative,even as the evidence of prosecuting witness is believable.”
He said,”Accordingly, I hold that all the ingredients of the offences of rape attempt to commit Culpable homicide,causing grevous hurt and armed robbery have been proved against the accused beyond reasonable doubts”.
,”As such they have been sentenced to death by hanging,life imprisonment for the offence of rape and ten years imprisonment for causing grievous hurt and all the sentences to run consecutively.”