Court Martial sentences soldier to death by firing squad for murder

January 13, 2021

The court-martial sitting in Maiduguri, Borno State capital has sentenced Trooper Azunna Maduabuchi to death by firing squad for killing the adjutant of his unit, one Lieutenant Babakaka Ngorgi. Trooper Maduabuchi was arraigned for murder after shooting Lieutenant Ngorgi in July 2020 at close range in Bama Local Government of Borno State for refusing to grant him a welfare pass.


He was yesterday, sentenced to death by firing squad after he was found guilty at the court session held at the Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri. Some other four soldiers were arraigned for manslaughter and sentenced to various years of imprisonment.

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