Maduabuchi, soldier to die by firing squad for killing colleague
Maduabuchi, the trooper who killed his commanding officer some months ago in Maiduguri, Borno State, is to died by firing squad, according to the verdict of a court-martial which tried and sentenced him after the offence.
Maduabuchi, who had shot and killed Lieutenant Babakaka Ngorgi, in July 2020 for refusing to grant him a welfare pass, was arraigned for murder after he was arrested and detained by soldiers within the same camp, would face death by firing squad as he was found guilty at the court session held at the Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri.
Channels Television reports that the military court relied on Section 106 of the Armed Forces Act in passing the judgement on Tuesday, where some other four soldiers were arraigned for manslaughter and sentenced to various years of imprisonment.
Another of the soldiers on trial, one Sergeant Sani Ishaya was sentenced to four years, Bidemi Fabiyi sentenced to two years while Private Musa Bala and Private Abdulraheed Adamu were sentenced to one-year imprisonment each.