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NIGERIA: MAN TO HANG FOR KILLING STEPDAUGHTER IN ZAMFARA

June 26, 2013: A High Court presided over by Justice Bello Tukur Gummi in Gusau, Zamfara State (Nigeria), has sentenced one Abdullahi Abubakar to death by hanging for killing his step daughter.
The judge, in his ruling said the court relied on the confessional statement made by the accused during an investigation carried out by the police.
According to the prosecuting officer, the accused in August 2008 allegedly put poisonous substance (Gamaline A) in the food of Suwaiba Abubakar at Tungar Miya village of Talata Mafara.
During the trial, counsel to the accused, Barrister Ben Azza, raised an objection to the admissibility of the confessional statement of the accused on the ground that the defendant was tortured by the police to confess.
It was gathered that though, the judge ordered for trial within trial, all the testimonies of the witnesses summoned by the accused failed to convince the court or establish that the accused made the statement under duress.
"You are hereby sentenced to death. You will be hanged by the neck until you are dead, and this judgment is subject to the confirmation of the state governor," the judge ruled.
Reacting, counsel to the accused, Barrister Ben Azza said the judgement came to them as a surprise, adding that they would study it and decide the next line of action. (Sources: allafrica.com, 26/06/2013)

IRAN: FOUR HANGED FOR RAPE, DRUG TRAFFICKING
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NIGERIA: FG REJECTS WEST'S POSITION ON DEATH PENALTY
ZAMBIA: MWENSE FISHERMAN TO HANG
USA: BOSTON BOMBING SUSPECT INDICTED ON 30 COUNTS
JAPAN: OSAKA DISTRICT COURT HANDS DOWN DEATH SENTENCE FOR MURDER OF ELDERLY COUPLE
IRAN: TWO PRISONERS HANGED FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING
TEXAS CARRIES OUT ITS 500TH EXECUTION SINCE 1982
KUWAIT: DEATH SENTENCE FOR BRIDE KILLER
OKLAHOMA (USA): BRIAN DARRELL DAVIS EXECUTED DESPITE PAROLE BOARD'S RECOMMENDATION FOR CLEMENCY
EU ADVOCATES FOR THE ABOLITION OF CAPITAL PUNISHMENT IN NIGERIA
CHINA: 3 EXECUTED, 2 SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING
CHINA: 3 EXECUTED, 4 SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING
MALDIVES: BILL PROPOSING DEATH BY HANGING REJECTED
IRAQ: SUPREME JUDICIAL COUNCIL SENTENCES 2 AL-QAEDA MEN TO DEATH
NIGERIA: FOUR CONVICTS HANGED IN EDO FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 2006
SAUDI ARABIA: 2 PAKISTANIS EXECUTED FOR ARMED ROBBERY
GAZA: HAMAS EXECUTES TWO PALESTINIANS CONVICTED OF SPYING FOR ISRAEL
NIGERIA: COURT SENTENCES 2 TO DEATH BY HANGING IN SOKOTO
CHINA: MAN GETS DEATH FOR KILLING 7 IN 9 DAYS
IRAN: 4 PRISONERS, INCLUDING ONE WOMAN, HANGED
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KUWAIT: TWO MORE CONVICTS EXECUTED
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