A man in Adamawa State, Abubakar Mohammed, has been sentenced to death for killing his girlfriend, Christiana Augustine, and harvesting parts of her body for a N10 million prize allegedly offered by a buyer.
The Adamawa State High Court sentenced Abubakar Mohammed to death by hanging for killing Christiana Augustine.
He was found guilty of removing her eyeballs, cutting her breast and removing her tongue.
Mohammed, a father of seven children, hails from Jauro Tukur village in Akko Local Government Area of Gombe State
He was reported to have relocated to Shagari Phase II, Yola South LGA of Adamawa State in search of a means of livelihood.
He became a water vendor and along the line fell in love with Augustine.
He had also, in the course of time, came in contact with a man known as Buhari Mohammed, also a resident of Yola, who allegedly hinted him about a man who had indicated interest in buying human eyeballs for N10 million.
He was said to have lured Augustine on January 26, 2019 to an uncompleted building where they used to meet.
He then killed her and removed one of her eyeballs, while damaging the other one in the process of trying to remove it.
The following day, the convict took the eyeballs to Buhari who was said to have expressed shock and chased him away with the eyes.
Mohammed was arrested after the body of Augustine was found.
Justice Bulila Ladokiya Ikaro sentenced Mohammed to death on Tuesday.