A Yobe state magistrate court has sentenced Luka Shuaibu pictured right, a student of the department of leisure and tourism, Adamawa state polytechnic, Yola, to 12 years in jail, for attempting to murder his ex-girlfriend, Ishaya, a diploma 2 student of the same department, over fears that she was about to dump him for a richer man.
The attack happened on November 9th within the school premises. Luka saw Ishaya, his girlfriend of two years, alighting from the car of another man. He ambushed her by her hostel, beat her up and then slit her throat with a knife.
The police was alerted and he was arrested. The state police command last wednesday, January 4th, yesterday arraigned him before Shehu Ahmad, the Chief Magistrate of the Yola Magistrate Court, who after listening to the testimonies of several witnesses brought in by the police, found Luka guilty of an attempt to commit culpable homicide and causing grievous bodily hurt to Ishaya.
He was sentenced to 12 years in jail without an option of fine.
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