By Deborah Mustapha
An Upper Shariah Court in Kano has sentenced a 60-year-old man, Mati Abdu, to death by stoning for defiling a minor.
According to sources, Abdu hail from Farsa village in Tsanyawa Local Government area of Kano State as it was said that he has allegedly raped a 12 years old girl.
Following the court case, Abdu was sentenced to death after found guilty of the offence committed with a minor in broad day light, under the tree in 2019.
Daily News Nigeria further obtained that Abdu pleased guilty of the offence. However, he was judged according to Section 127 sub section (b) of the Kano State Shariah Penal Code Law 2000.