By Uzair Adam Imam
Jigawa State High Court has sentenced one Husseini Lushe to ‘death by hanging’ for starving his uncle, Muhammad Alhaji Amadu, to death.
Justice Ado Yusuf Birnin kudu said that Magaji Husseini Lushe of Rigar Didi Lamido village was arraigned before the court for murdering his uncle.
Justice Yusuf added that the convict made a confessional statement before the court that he intentionally committed the offence but under the influence of hard drugs.
Yusuf said that the offence contradicted section 221 of the Penal Code Law of 2014 as amended.
Therefore, he convicted him and sentenced him to death by hanging.