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A Chinese man has been sentenced to death by Kano high court for killing his Nigerian girlfriend.

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Frank Geng-Quangrong and his girlfriend

A Chinese man has been sentenced to death by Kano high court for killing his Nigerian girlfriend.

A Chinese man identified as Frank Geng-Quangrong has been sentenced to death by hanging Kano High Court sitting in Miller Road for killing his girlfriend in 2022.

VerseNews reports that the ruling judge, Justice Sanusi Ado-Ma’aji on Tuesday said the accused was found guilty of the offence, and then convicted and sentenced him to death by hanging till he breaths his last.

“The defendant’s testimony is inconsistent. I hereby find him guilty,” the judge declared.

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“I hereby recommend mercy by the Kano State Governor on behalf of the convict.”

Earlier, This Online News platform gathered that the Prosecution Counsel, the Attorney-General of Kano State, Haruna Dederi, had informed the court that the convict committed the offence on September 16, 2022, at Janbulo Quarters Kano.

He said on the same date, at about 9 p.m., the convict stabbed the deceased with a knife in her house situated at Janbulo Quarters, Kano, for an undisclosed reason.

“The victim was rushed to the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital Kano, where she was confirmed dead by a medical doctor.”

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The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The prosecution presented six witnesses to prove their case against the defendant and four exhibits.

According to the prosecutor, the offence contravenes the provisions of Section 221(b) of the Penal Code.

The defence counsel, Muhummad Dan’azumi, presented the defendant to defend himself, one other witness, and five exhibits.

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Dan’azumi urged the court to recommend the defendant for a prerogative of mercy pursuant to Section 313 of the ACJL.

In his testimony, Frank said, ” I didn’t kill Ummulkhulsum intentionally but stabbed her in self-defence after she grabbed my testes.”

He pleaded with the court to temper justice with mercy in its judgement.

Speaking with newsmen shortly after the judgement, the victim’s mother, Hajiya Fatima Zubairu, expressed satisfaction with the judge’s decision.

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