An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered that one Umar Abubakar, who allegedly hacked his neighbour, Umaru Mohammed to death be remanded in prison, pending further police investigation.
Magistrate Jumoke Bamigboye, who did not take the plea of the defendant ordered that he be remanded at Okekura Prison, Ilorin.
She therefore, adjourned the case till July 26 for further mention.
The Prosecution Counsel, Insp. Abdullahi Sanni, told the court the defendant was arrested on June 20 following a fight between the defendant and the deceased.
Sanni also said that the fight ensued between the duo because the deceased didn’t allow the defendant to play with his sister.
He said further that the incident happened at Banni in Kosubosu Local Government Area of Kwara.
Sanni said that the defendant was brought to court on one count of culpable homicide contrary to Section 221 of the Penal Code Law.
He prayed the court to remand the defendant in prison custody pending the completion of investigation.
You may be interested
Joe Igbokwe reacts to claims that Lagos belongs to the YorubasWebby - November 27, 2022
A chieftain of the APC and a prominent politician in Lagos State, Joe Igbokwe, has described his principal, Bola Tinubu,…
US marks 16 days of activism against GBVWebby - November 27, 2022
The United States of America embassy in Nigeria has kicked off activities to mark this year’s 16 Days of activism…
Updates: China COVID protests spread to major citiesWebby - November 27, 2022
Tensions have been simmering in China for some time now, with swathes of the country fed up with President Xi…