An 18-year-old man, Agugu Adau, who allegedly killed his mother for refusing to hand over a ‘disappearing’ charm he claimed was his inheritance, appeared before a Plateau State High Court on today. Najia News Understands
Naija News Learnt that Adau, a resident of Kisaghyip village in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau, was charged with culpable homicide. The police prosecutor, Mr U.F Okeke, told the court that the accused allegedly committed the offence on Dec. 29, 2016, saying that it contravened section 221 of the Penal Code and was punishable with death upon conviction.
The judge also noted that the accused person had no counsel, and advised him to get one.
She adjourned the matter to May 9, for hearing.