A Jos Court of Appeal on Tuesday sentenced a middle-aged man, Jibril Idrisa, to death by hanging for killing his aged father over N56,000, being proceeds from the sale of Guinea Corn.
Delivering judgment, Justice Habib Abima, overturned the judgment of the Lower Court that acquitted Idrisa.
“The court sets aside the judgment delivered by the lower Court discharging and acquitting Jibril Idris.
“He is found guilty of the offence of culpable homicide punishable with death contrary to section 211 of the penal code law of Bauchi State.
“The court hereby sentences him (Jibril Idris) to death by hanging,’’ the Abima ordered.The appellate court held that the lower court erred in its judgment.