Court Arraigns Man For Intimidating Wife
Hamza Nuhu, a 35 year old man, has been arraigned at a Kano Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly beating up and bullying his wife, Fatima Hassan.
Insp. Pogu Lale, the Prosecuting Counsel, had earlier informed the court that Fatima Hassan, who stays in Bachirawa Quarters Kano, lodged a letter of complaint at Metro Area Police Command Kano, endorsed by a Magistrate Court on March 30.
He said that about one month ago, the accused who is the husband to the complainant beat her up without any reason and threatened to deal with her by all means till he sees her end.
The prosecutor said that the offences contravened sections 265 and 397 of the penal code respectively.
The man, who is resident at Bachirawa Quarters Kano, is facing a two counts of criminal force and intimidation. The accused, however, denied the allegations leveled against him.
Muhammad Jibril, The Chief Magistrate, granted the accused bail in the sum of N200, 000 and two reliable sureties.
Jibril ordered that one of the sureties must be the Ward Head of Bachirawa Quarters Kano, while the second surety must be a blood relation and adjourned the case until May 24 for hearing.