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Student get 12 years in prison for slitting his lover’s throat

A student who could not control his jealousy has been sentenced to 12 years in prison
without an option of fine, for allegedly
slitting the throat of his lover after he
suspected that she was cheating on him.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the
convict, Luka Shuaibu, a diploma student in the
Department of Tourism and Leisure
Management of the Adamawa State Polytechnic,
Adamawa State, had committed the dastardly
act in October 2016, when he attempted to kill
his girlfriend, Sekina Ishaya , by slitting her
throat in a jealous pang.
The victim, also a Tourism and Leisure
Management student, was allegedly attacked
by the enraged » Shuaibu after he allegedly
saw her another man and suspected that she
was cheating on him.
Shuaibu was sentenced by Magistrate Shehu
Ahmad , the Chief Magistrate of the Yola
Magistrate Court, who, while passing his
sentence, said the court found the accused
guilty of an attempt to commit culpable
homicide and causing grievous bodily hurt to
his female lover.
The magistrate said the sentence was based on
the witnesses’ testimonies as well as the
admission of guilt by the convict, noting that
the parties could file an appeal if not satisfied
with his judgment.

Shuaibu was sentenced to seven years for
committing grievous bodily hurt and another
five years for attempted homicide, bringing the
sentence to 12 years.

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