Accused Remanded In Prison Till July 31
A 17 year old student has been remanded in prison by a Sokoto Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged culpable homicide.
Umar Rabi’u, the prosecutor, said the defendant was said to have attacked one Nasiru Malami (now deceased), over an alleged N3,000 cash that was given to them to share.
He further stated that the victim was stabbed on the chest when a quarrel ensued and he was rushed to the hospital for treatment, but later died on May 2.
He added that the case was reported at the Central Police Station, Sokoto, by the deceased’s father, Malami Dan-Ada.
The accused who resides in Marna area of Sokoto, is facing one count of culpable homicide.
The student however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
Abubakar Adamu, the Chief Magistrate, ordered that the defendant be remanded in prison and adjourned the case until July 31, for mention.
The Prosecutor, Umar Rabi’u, had told the court that the offence was committed on April 28 at the above-mentioned address.
The offence, contravened Section 221 of the Penal Code.
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