Man to die for raping 2-Year Old Baby to Death

After 5years of standing trial, Usman Shehu Bashir of Dogarawa area, Kaduna State, has been sentenced to face the hangman’s noose, according to section 221 of the penal code, Kaduna state law 1999 as amended, by a Kaduna State High Court in Dogawara Sabon Gari Zaria, for raping a 2-year old baby to death.
The presiding judge, Justice Kabir Dabo, also stated that the convict has the right to appeal within 90 days of the judgement.
In reaction to the judgement,Barrister Jummai Dan Azimi who led the prosecution was satisfied that the Court has done justice to the case.
Malam Zakariya Ya’u Dahiru who is the father of late Fatima, said Usman has gotten what was coming to him for what he did to his daughter.
Justice Kabir Dabo, the presiding judge, said
“The convict has confessionally confirmed the occurrence of the offence, as well, his written statements also confirmed. By these two confessional statements, the Court passed the judgement,”
“On that fateful day, the convict took late Fatima to his room and for about 40 minutes, he raped her which led to her death….after the establishment of all the evidence of committing the crime.”