Sexagenarian drags neighbour to court for alleged trspassing




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A sexagenarian, Malam Isyaku Abubakar, on Wednesday dragged his neighbour, Alhaji Maikudi before a Sharia Court in Magajin Gari, for allegedly trespassing on his residential building for 19 years.

complaint, Abubakar, who lives within Kaduna metropolis, through his Counsel, Al’amin Ahmed, told the court that 19 years ago, an order was given to Maikudi to create an exit door at a specific section of the house after he bought a portion from the complainant’s family members.

“Maikudi created door in a wrong section not in line with the order given 19 years ago thereby trespassing,.’’ Ahmed said.

He prayed court to order the defendant to block the exit door and create another one where the court earlier ordered.

defendant, Maikudi, who pleaded not guilty to trespassing , prayed the court to grant him bail on easy terms.

Judge, Murtala Nasir, after listening to both parties, said the alleged offence contravened Section 175 of the Sharia Code Law of 2002 and punishable under Section 180 of law.

He granted defendant self-bail and warned him not to take any action as the case was already in court.

He adjourned case untill July 7.

The judge held that he would visit and examine the apartment.

(NAN)