Zamfara State high court on Tuesday 1st October sentenced a father and his son to death by hanging for committing a deserving blame action on homicide in the state.
The convicted murderer by name Mr Hamida Ibrahim and his son and Ashiru Ibrahim stabbed their victim Rabiu Tudu with a knife following a dispute between them which resulted in the death.
During the court hearing, the presiding, Justice Muktar Yushau, In his ruling said the convicts were arraigned in 2018 on two count charges of criminal conspiracy and culpable homicide.
He explained that culpable homicide is punishable under Section 221 of the Penal Code.
The presiding judge ruled that both the father and his son were guilty,
“They are sentenced to death by hanging until they are confirmed dead.” he ruled.
According to revealing that culprits Hamida Ibrahim and his son Ashiru Ibrahim were from Gobirawa county in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara state and were found guilty of culpable homicide.