The Kano State High Court presided over by Justice Zuwaira Yusuf has sentenced Paul Owne to 104 years in addition with the compulsory fine of the sum of N100,000 for conspiring among his 6 others accomplice and kidnapped many children who are under 10 years from kano and sold them at Onitsha in Anambra state
Justice Zuwaira has Sentenced the convict after pleaded guilty to all his 38 Count Charge against him by Kano State Government
Delivering the Judgment Justice Yusuf categorised the offences according to 3 classifications.
The first category the court upheld that convict was found guilty in count 2, 8, 9, 21, 27 and 34 She convicted him to 7 years on each count without option of fine in addition to the sum of N100,000 compulsory fine
Similarly, the court found Paul guilty in count 3, 5, 10, 11, 22, 28 and 38 head count he was sentenced to 7 years
While in the last category Justice Yusuf said the action of Paul was in contravention of count 4, 12, 13, 29 and 38, she therefore convicted him to 4 years on each count without option of fine.
She ordered that all the count shall run consecutively and without option of fine
The convicted person was earlier arraigned before the court alongside his 5 other defendants who pleaded not guilty to all the charges read over to them, namely:
Mercy Paul, Ebere Ogbono, Emmanuel Igwe, Loise Duru, Monica Oracha, Chinelo Ifedigwe.
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