Wrestler sentenced to death for killing wife with pestle  


Thank-You Grim, a wrestler from Guyuk Local Government Area, Adamawa State, has been sentenced to death by hanging for killing his wife, Kwalla Grim, with pestle. 

The Adamawa State Chief Judge, Justice Nathan Musa on Tuesday convicted Thank-You of murder having found him guilty of pounding the spouse in the face with pestle in 2018, which led to her death. 

The court had heard of a string of domestic violence the deceased was subjected to by her abusive husband in the trouble marriage with the last one costing her life.  

Speaking while handing down the judgment, Justice Musa said, ‘The prosecution was able to prove with cogent evidence that the convict actually killed the deceased. Therefore, the convict is accordingly sentenced to death by hanging as provided by Section 192(b) of Penal Code Law.” 

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