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JUST IN: NIGERIAN SOLDIER SENTENCED TO DEATH BY FIRING SQUAD

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A Nigerian soldier, Trooper Azunna Maduabuchi has been sentenced to death by firing squad for killing the adjutant of his unit, one Lieutenant Babakaka Ngorgi.

Maduabuchi was arraigned before a court martial sitting in Maiduguri, Borno State for murder after shooting Lieutenant Ngorgi in July 2020 at close range in Bama Local Government of Borno State for refusing to grant him a welfare pass.

He was on Tuesday sentenced to death by firing squad by the court martial after he was found guilty at the session held at the Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri.

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Four other soldiers were arraigned for manslaughter and sentenced to various years of imprisonment.

One of the soldiers Sergeant Sani Ishaya was sentenced to four years, Bidemi Fabiyi sentenced to two years while Private Musa Bala and Private Abdulraheed Adamu were sentenced to one-year imprisonment each.

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