Ilorin - An Ilorin High Court on Monday sentenced Kwara State native to death by hanging due to his decapitation of a 9-year-old boy.
The court found the suspect, Ahmed Abdullahi, guilty of beheading Hamidu Sanda in a bush at Amberi Village, Iso Wara, near Ajase-Po in Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara, on April 1, 2009.
The chief judge also sentenced the convict to five years imprisonment for being in possession of a fresh human head.
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Similarly, the court also sentenced Waheed Sanni and Saka Adisa to five years imprisonment each for unlawfully receiving the fresh human head.
Kawu said that Sanni and Adisa conspired to be in possession of a human head of the late Hamidu Sanda for ritual purpose.
The two convicts were also sentenced to another five years imprisonment each for criminal conspiracy.