By Ahmed Ahmed
The Bauchi High Court 1, sentenced two persons, Adamu Abdulra’uf, 20 and Abdulkadir Wada 21, to 35 years imprisonment each for causing grievous hurt and attempt to commit culpable homicide on a 6 year old girl.
The Judge, Mrs Rabi Umar convicted and sentenced Abdul Ra’uf and Wada to 35 years imprisonment after they pleaded guilty.
Earlier, The Prosecution Counsel Mr Sabiu Gumba told the court that the two defendants Abdulrauf and Wada were arraigned on 17/8/21 on a three counts charge of Criminal Conspiracy, Causing grievous hurt and attempting to commit culpable homicide.
The prosecution counsel called four witnesses including the father of the victim. While the defendants testified for themselves but didn’t call additional witnesses.
Gumba tendered the two knives used in the commission of the crime, a bottle containing the private part of the girl and a powder.
Our corresspondent reports that the defendants were alleged to have on the 30th Dec, 2020 at Jama’are LGA strangled one Hauwa’u Ya’u.
“Hauwa, a 6 years at the time until she fainted before they used a knife to cut off her private part for rituals”.