Man Gets Death Penalty For Raping Girl & Infecting Her With HIV

A Sharia Court in Kano yesterday ruled that a 63-year-old man, Ubale Saidu, who raped a 10-year old girl and infected her with Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV should be stoned to death.

The State Commissioner for Justice confirmed the incident but however said, under the law the convict has one month to appeal the sentence.