A Katsina Senior Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday remanded two members of a gang that allegedly killed Abdulkadir Hamma, the village head of
The court remanded them in prison custody till January 28, 2019 for mention.
The accused are 30-year-old Lawal
Katsina police told the court that Messrs AbdulRahman and Ali conspired with Ibrahim Ziri, Ibrahim Jaji and Ibrahim
The accused and their alleged accomplices are charged with criminal conspiracy, intimidation and culpable homicide contrary tosections 98, 397 and 221 of the Penal Code.
The court was informed that
He allegedly threatened to invite his gang from the Rugu forest to help kill his wife’s father if he continued to disturb him, just like they murdered the village head.
This was contained in the police First Information Report which was read out in court.
According to the police FIR, someone who heard the threat consequently lodged a complaint at the police station which led to AbdulRahman’s arrest.
The FIR read in part, “During
Police prosecutor Sergeant Lawal Bello said investigation into the case was still in progress.