Undergraduate to die by hanging for killing friend

Published 8 years ago by: Aliuniyi lawal
at 03:53 PM, 22/10/2010 (8 years ago)

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A Maiduguri High Court has sentenced an undergraduate, Ahmed Abatcha, to death by hanging for killing his friend, Bashir Alhaji Busami.
He was said to have stabbed his friend after which he ran over him with the deceased’s Mercedes Benz car.

Abatcha, who claimed to be a sociology student of the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), was arraigned on a two-count charge of culpable homicide and robbery punishable by death under section 221 and 298 of the Penal Code. He was said to have committed the offence on September 10, 2007.

The deceased father, who reported the matter at the G.R.A Police Station in Maiduguri, said his son, Busami travelled with his friend, Abatcha on the fateful day he met his untimely death in a very suspicious manner, adding that the family was troubled following Busami’s disappearance for six days. Subsequently, Abatcha was picked up by the police for questioning; an effort which the police claimed led into further investigation on the fate of Busami.

“But the police maintained that Abatcha could not give satisfactory explanation on the whereabouts of his friend when he was questioned.  They said it was later discovered that he hit his friend, Busami on the head with spanner and cutlass after he had sedated him.” Wife of the deceased, Hadiza Bashir, also told the court during the trial that her late husband and his friend ate together. She said the two friends went out thereafter, noting that it was the last time she saw her husband. She added that Abatcha later came to their house without any satisfactory explanation on the where abouts of her husband.

Police also told the court that the wrist watch and shoes of the deceased were found with Abatcha at the time of his arrest. Also testifying, a witness, from Yobe State where the crime was reportedly committed, said he reported to the police when he saw a corpse in a farmland. The witness, a vice principal of a junior secondary school at DogonKuka village in Damagun Local Government Area of Yobe State, disclosed that he saw the corpse of the deceased on his way to his farm.

In his statement to the police, Abatcha admitted to have killed his friend. “I was heading towards Kano via Yobe and on my way to Potiskum town at a place called Damagun, Bashir woke up from the side effect of influence of the drug and I gave him water to drink but he could not. I then became guilty and in the state of confusion, I stopped.

“When Bashir opened the door of the vehicle and fell on the ground, he got up and started running into the bush, I followed him and stabbed him with a sharp knife I was holding in my hand and he removed the knife and wanted to attack me. He fell down and I quickly snatched the knife from him because he was weak. I then brought the car and ran over him.” He also confessed to be a member of a cult based in Lagos.

Delivering his judgment, Justice Pindar Haruna Ngadda said the prosecution had proved beyond reasonable doubt that Abatcha actually killed his friend Busami. She, therefore, sentenced him to death by hanging on the first count charge and life imprisonment on the second count charge.

 

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ajanni at 07:43 PM, 22/10/2010 (8 years ago)
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too bad , non is to be trusted any more this day , look at the worst enemy that appears to be a friend , may his soul rest in peace , the hangging is very justify for the criminal , and he will still face more stiffer punishments after his death , and GOD will never shower HIS mercy upon him,
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tyris2727 at 08:07 PM, 22/10/2010 (8 years ago)
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Wat a friend?
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sixtyhoneyy at 08:12 PM, 22/10/2010 (8 years ago)
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Quote from: ajanni on 07:43 PM, 22/10/2010
too bad , non is to be trusted any more this day , look at the worst enemy that appears to be a friend , may his soul rest in peace , the hangging is very justify for the criminal , and he will still face more stiffer punishments after his death , and GOD will never shower HIS mercy upon him,
amen
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ajanni at 08:32 PM, 22/10/2010 (8 years ago)
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Quote from: tyris2727 on 08:07 PM, 22/10/2010
Wat a friend?
[/quote
thats never a friend but an enemy
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ksurrina at 09:17 PM, 22/10/2010 (8 years ago)
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So he was going to sell his friend in ritualism. Well the bible says that we should be obedient to our Mother (Earth) and Our Father (Heavenly), you disobey your mother rules and you must face the consequences. It is the same when you disobey the Father too. You are God Creation and am sorry that your soul is now lost.

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peaceben at 11:18 AM, 23/10/2010 (8 years ago)
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friends na wa o.
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ajanni at 02:50 PM, 23/10/2010 (8 years ago)
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enemy and not friend
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vicklove at 06:29 PM, 24/05/2011 (8 years ago)
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tat serves him right he should go and meet ur friend where he lift him. 
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palwithtunde at 08:26 PM, 24/05/2011 (8 years ago)
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o lord save me frm ma enemies...fwend lyk enemy, enemy lyk fwend..
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ajanni at 09:49 PM, 24/05/2011 (8 years ago)
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amen , and me too ooo
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kebella at 10:50 PM, 24/05/2011 (8 years ago)
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hausa animal again  Sad Sad Sad Sad

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ajanni at 10:52 PM, 24/05/2011 (8 years ago)
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wh*re
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kebella at 10:59 PM, 24/05/2011 (8 years ago)
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am happy they re killing themselves bosom astic animals

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ajanni at 05:17 AM, 25/05/2011 (8 years ago)
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wh*re
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KINGJHOE at 05:20 AM, 25/05/2011 (8 years ago)
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EVEN YOU...THOU BRUTUS
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chicco77 at 06:48 AM, 14/09/2012 (6 years ago)
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 Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked
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dickman2 at 06:29 PM, 17/06/2013 (6 years ago)
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 Huh? Huh?
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chicco77 at 09:34 PM, 17/06/2013 (6 years ago)
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 Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked
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