Court remands labourer over alleged culpable homicide

A Daura Road Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kaduna Wednesday ordered that a 26-year-old labourer, Inuwa Sabo, remanded correctional facility over alleged culpable homicide.

The Magistrate, Ibrahim Emmanuel, did not take the plea of the accused, but ordered that the file forwarded to the state Director of Public Prosecution for legal advice.

The Magistrate, however, adjourned the until April 8.

Sabo, a resident of Kawo area of Kaduna, is facing a count charge of culpable homicide.

Earlier, the , Insp. Chidi Leo, had told the court that Musa Shehu of Kontangora Road, Ahmadu Bello Way, Kaduna, reported the matter at Gabasawa Station March 15.

According to Leo, the same date at about 2.00p.m, the defendant had an altercation with Musa Babale, and in the process, hit him with a stick head which led to his death.

The said that the offence contravened the provisions of Section 190 of the Kaduna State Penal Code Law, 2017.(NAN)