Alleged homicide: Court Remands 31-Year-old man


A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kano on Tuesday ordered {{that a}} 31-year-old man, Abdullahi Auwalu, who allegedly murdered his neighbour, be remanded in correctional facility, pending approved advice.

The police charged Auwalu, who resides in Sheka Quarters Kano, is charged with culpable homicide.

Chief magistrate Halima Nasir, who did not take the plea of Auwalu, ordered the police to return the case file to the Kano State Director of Public Prosecution.

Court Remands 31-Year-old man

Nasir acknowledged the court docket docket lacked jurisdiction to entertain the matter.

She held that solely the Extreme Court has the jurisdiction to grant him bail on capital offence.

Nasir adjourned the matter until Oct.29, for approved advice.

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Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Jamilu Abubakar instructed the court docket docket that Mohammad Abdullahi and Maryam Usaini reported the case on the Sheka Police Division Kano on Sept.27.

Abubakar alleged that on Sept. 25, at about 9.30 p.m, Auwalu had an altercation with the sufferer, Sagir Muhammad,29, over a girl.

He alleged that Auwalu beat up the deceased, inflicting grievous wounds on him.

The sufferer, he acknowledged, was taken to the Aminu Kano Educating Hospital the place he later died.

The offence, he acknowledged, contravened the provisions of Half 221 of the Penal Code.

The Defence Counsel, Tanko Kyaure, made a bail software program urging the court docket docket to grant his shopper bail.


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