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Sharia Court Sentences Man To Death In Bauchi For Homosexuality

Report from Bauchi State, North North East Nigeria says, a mddle-aged man, Abdullahi Sani has been reportedly sentenced to death for homosexuality.

Abdullahi, who is from Unguwar Makara Huta, was sentenced to death by stoning by a Sharia Court in Ningi, the headquarters of Ningi Local Government Area of Bauchi State, for homosexuality.

The Sharia Judge stated that the Court commenced hearing on the case on 02/05/2024 and closed it on Thursday, 09/05/2024, for judgment and sentence, after listening to various arguments.

He explained that based on witness testimonies and the defendant’s admission of guilt, Abdullahi Sani was found guilty and sentenced to death by stoning in accordance with the provisions of sections 131, 132, and 133 of the Bauchi State Administration of Criminal Justice, 2001.

Recall that on July 1, 2022, a Sharia court delivered judgment and sentenced three people to death by stoning for a similar offence. – DP

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