Sharia Court In Bauchi Sentences 3 Men To Death By Stoning For Homosexuality
an Islamic Sharia Court in Ningi, Ningi Local Government Area of Bauchi State, has sentenced three men, including a septuagenarian to death by stoning by for homosexuality.
The men are Abdullahi Beti (30), Kamilu Ya’u (20) and Mal. Haruna (70).
They were arrested by members of the HIsbah Vanguard while committing the offense of homosexuality at Gwada village in Ningi LGA.
They, however, pleaded guilty to the charges brought against them.
The trial judge, Munka’ilu Sabo-Ningi, after hearing the statements by witnesses, as well as admittance of guilt by the accused persons, sentenced the three suspects to death by stoning.
His judgement was based on provisions of Section 134 of the Bauchi State Penal law of 2001 and the provisions of Fiquhussunah Jizu’i number 2 at page 362.