Court Martial Sentences Soldier To Death By Firing Squad, Imprisons Others
The Court martial in Maiduguri, Borno State on Tuesday sentenced Trooper Azunna Maduabuchi to death...

The Court martial in Maiduguri, Borno State on Tuesday sentenced Trooper Azunna Maduabuchi to death by firing squad for killing the adjutant of his unit, one Lieutenant Babakaka Ngorgi.

Embattled Trooper Maduachi was arraigned for murder after he intentionally shot his victim in July 2020 at close range in Bama Local Government Area of the State for refusing to grant him a welfare pass.

The defendant, for the act, was sentenced to death by firing squad at the court session held at the Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri.

Four 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 was sentenced to two years while Private Musa Bala and Private Abdulraheed Adamu were sentenced to one-year imprisonment each.

Another soldier Mohammed Kudu who is accused of shooting a 12-year-old boy at a wedding was also sentenced to three years imprisonment.

Lance Corporal Aja Emmanuel arraigned for a lone charge of assault has been de-ranked and now a private soldier.

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