The pleas of the defendants, Mujaheed Saminu, 32, Ismail Yunusa, 32 and Lawal Abubakar, 27, were not taken.
The Magistrate, Hajara Dauda, said the defendants should be remanded pending the advice of the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
She adjourned the case until April 8, for mention.
Earlier, the prosecutor, Insp. Sunday Baba, told the court that the defendants, committed the offence on March 18, at Agwa New Extension Trikania, Kaduna State.
Baba said the defendants were arrested at Nasawara Area of Kaduna State, by a team of policemen attached to the State Criminal and Investigative Department, based on information received.
He added that during police investigation, the defendants confessed to have committed the crime.
The offence, Baba said, contravened the provisions of sections 59 and 238(1)(2)(a)of the Kaduna State Penal Code Law, 2017. (NAN)