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An Ilorin, Kwara State High Court presided over by the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Suleiman Kawu, on Monday sentenced one Ahmed Abdullahi to death by hanging.
The court found Abdullahi guilty of beheading nine-year-old Hamidu Sanda in a bush at Amberi Village, Iso Wara, near Ajase-Po in Irepodun Local Government Area of the state on April 1, 2009.
The chief judge also sentenced the convict to five years imprisonment for being in possession of a fresh human head.
Similarly, the court also sentenced Waheed Sanni and Saka Adisa to five years imprisonment each for unlawfully receiving fresh human head.
Kawu said Sanni and Adisa conspired to be in possession of a fresh human head of the late Sanda for ritual purpose.
The two convicts were also sentenced to another five years imprisonment each for criminal conspiracy.