Court remands farmer for illegal possession of firearm



 A Magistrates’ Court in Makurdi on Monday ordered that a farmer, John Abah, be remanded in a correctional centre for alleged illegal possession firearm.The police charged Abah with conspiracy, assault and illegal possession firearm.Magistrate Ajuma Igama, did not take the plea Abah, for want of jurisdiction.Igama adjourned the case untill April 14, 2021 for further mention.Earlier, the prosecution counsel, Sgt.

Ato Godwin told the court that the case was the Otukpo police station by one Godwin Agbo Olena G.R.A Otukpo, Benue on March 5, 2021.Ato further said, Abah and five others, with a locally made pistols and dangerous weapons,  the complainant and his .

The prosecution said investigation into the matter was still in progress and prayed the court for another date for mention.He said the offence contravened the provisions sections 6(b) and 3(1) the and firearm special provision Act 2004. (NAN)