Sacked Soldier Sentenced To Death By Hanging For Killing Girlfriend.

A Plateau high court sitting in Barkin Ladi on Wednesday sentenced Sunday Umaru, a 34-year-old dismissed solider, to death by hanging. Umaru was said to have hacked his girlfriend to death over a message found on her phone. Justice SP Gang handed down the sentence after finding Umaru guilty of killing his girlfriend, Charity Thomas, on January 23, 2016. Delivering the judgment, Gang said Umaru “mercilessly took the life of Charity Thomas in cold blood” and had to face the full wrath of the law. “This sentence is mandatory; the law…

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