A excessive court docket in Adamawa State has sentenced a person to dying for killing his son.
The person, Bappa Alti of Ganji village in Gombi Native Authorities Space, is to die by hanging for beheading his son, Buba Bappa, for ritual functions.
The state Excessive Court docket VII within the capital, Yola which is presided over by Justice Fatima Tafida, convicted Bappa, a herder, for inflicting the dying of his son by hitting him with cattle herding stick after which reducing off his head with a cutlass.
It was learnt Thursday that the convict was requested by some ritualists to kill his son for them to generate profits for him, flowing which he began planning the homicide.
The convict was mentioned to have seized a chance on June 13, 2013 when he and his son went to the bush for cattle rearing.
Bappa was mentioned to have hit his son, on account of which the son fell on the bottom, after which used his cutlass to finish the mess.
It was recalled that when the convict got here again house within the night of the fateful day, he feigned ignorance of his son’s whereabouts, forcing a search social gathering into motion.
The search social gathering which discovered the headless physique of the son on the second day of search, grew suspicious of the daddy and obtained him arrested.
The Gombi Divisional Police headquarters, which took the matter up, launched an investigation, which was taken over by the Felony Investigation Division Yola the place Bappa confessed to the offence.
He was later arraigned earlier than the court docket for culpable murder punishable with dying.