Alleged cheating: Court issues bench warrant against woman

) A Shari’a in Kaduna on Monday issued a bench warrant authorising the arrest of a woman, Fatima Wagana over failure to appear for trial.

The judge,  Malam Murtala Nasir, gave the order after the counsel to the defendant, Malam Usman Ndaliman told that his client does not intend to attend the proceedings.

The judge stated that the case was filed on July 27, and since then the defendant failed to attend trial.

“The defendant has refused to attend trial twice. lawyers who represented to withdrew from the case.

” Therefore the has given warranty for the to arrest Fatima Wagana and present in on Oct. 4 to face case,” he said.

Earlier, counsel to the defendant  told the that he withdrew from the case because he will not be a party to contempt of court.

The News of Nigeria (NAN) that Ndaliman was the second lawyer to withdraw from the case after Malam Abubakar Usman withdrew.(NAN)