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Court Remands Civil Servant Over Alleged Culpable Homicide


By Hauwa Gold


Sokoto    –      A Sokoto Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday ordered that Nura Saraki. a civil servant, be remanded in prison over alleged culpable homicide.

Chief Magistrate, Abubakar Adamu, gave the order to enable the police conclude investigation.

The magistrate adjourned the case until Nov. 12 for mention.

Earlier, the prosecutor, ASP Samuel Sule, told the court that the case was reported at Dadin Kowa Divisional Police headquarters by one Hassan Abubakar of Manuru road on Sept. 22.

Sule alleged that the accused, who led a four-man-gang now at large, beat up one Ibrahim Aminu to death after accusing him of stealing a cellphone Tundun Wazam area of Sokoto.

After the charges were read to him, Saraki, 39, who resides at Tundun Dan Wazam area of Sokoto, pleaded not guilty.

The offence, the prosecution said, contravened the provisions of Section 221 of the Penal Code.

By virtue of section 221 of the Penal Code, the ingredients of the offence of culpable homicide punishable with death.
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