Man, 25, bags life sentence for sodomy

By: Admin
DUTSE, North-West, Nigeria –  Jigawa State High Court has found one Aminu Ali guilty of rape and sodomy and sentenced him to life imprisonment.
The convict is a 25-year-old resident of Aukayawa Quarters in Gwaram Local Government Area of the state.
The Presiding Judge, Justice Musa Ubale said the convict was guilty of raping and sodomizing a 10-year-old boy.
Ali was found guilty after the prosecution counsel presented five witnesses and submitted four exhibits, including a medical report, establishing his guilt.
The prosecution counsel successfully argued that the 25-year-old lured the victim and had anal sex with him.
In his ruling, Justice Musa Ubale, held that the prosecution counsel had indeed established its case beyond reasonable doubt.
The court sentenced Ali to life imprisonment pursuant to  Section 3, Subsection 2 and 4 of the Violence Against Persons Prohibition Law (VAPP Law) of Jigawa State 2021.
The Judge also notified the convict of his right to appeal the sentence within three months.


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