Kaduna State High Court justice, Kabir Dabo has passed final judgment on Usman Bashir for raping a two-year-old girl to death.
Justice Kabir Dabo sentenced the criminal and rapist to death by hanging in Kaduna State after five years of the incident (since March 3, 2015).
The Judge on Wednesday explained while giving his verdict on the matter that the rapist took the child to his room and raped her for about 40min till she died.
The judge said the verdict of death by hanging was passed under section 221 of the penal code, Kaduna state law 1999 as amended.
“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.” he said
According to the judge, the convict has the right to appeal the judgement within the next 90 days.
Father of the victim, Malam Zakariya Ya’u Dahiru, said he was happy that his daughter has finally gotten justice.