By Yahaya Zakka Minna.

The Minna Chief Magistrate Court

No1 have ordered the remand in Correctional center of a nineteen years old Abdulmajid Abubakar for alledged culpable homicide.


He was arraigned on a three count charges bothering on criminal conspiracy, inciting disturbance and culpable homicide.

The three count charges, according to the first information report (FIR), made available in court in Minna,punishable under section 97,114 and 221 of the penal code The charges read in part: “on 2 June,2022, at about 2230 hrs one Bashir Idrisu of Limawa area Minna, Niger State reported at ‘A’ divisional Police command headquarters in Minna, that on the same date, you Abdulmajid Abubakar ( AKA Gaye), of Ungwan daji area of Minna criminaly conspired with others “now at large” with knives, Cutlass, sticks stones and other dangerous weapons and proceeded to stadium junction area where you attacked and stabed one Mukhtar Bashir of Limawa area on his chest as a result of which the victim sustained deep cut and was rushed to the general hospital in Minna where he was confirmed dead by a medical doctor. “Police detective from the Homicide squard of the state criminal investigation Department (SCID), swung into action and arrested you in connection with the case. And you where identified by the complainant to be among the person who attacked and killed the deceased”.

When the charges were read to him by the Presiding Chief Magistrate Hajiya Hauwa Kulu Isah he pleaded not guilty However, she told the police prosecutor Inspector Aliyu Yakubu Kuta, to forward the case file to the office of the Director of Public prosecutor (DPP), in the office of the Attorney general in state ministry of Justice for legal advice.

She then ordered for his remand in Correctional center till the advice comes out.

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