Student remanded for alleged culpable homicide

A Minna Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered the remand of a 15-year-old student for alleged culpable homicide.

The defendant was arraigned on a count charge of culpable homicide, punishable under Section 224 of the Penal Code.

The Prosecutor, Insp. Emmanuel Danladi, had told the court that one Hakeem Tauheed of Bida reported the matter at the police station on Aug. 16.

Danladi said the complainant alleged that the defendant fought with his son, Usman Alhaji, as a result of which both of them sustained injuries.

He said the complainant’s son died on the way to the hospital.

The Judge, Mariam Kings, did not take the plea of the defendant on the ground that her court lacked jurisdiction to try the matter.

Kings ordered the police to forward the case file to the State Director of Public Prosecution for legal advice.

She adjourned the case until Oct. 4 for further mention.



  1. Nnakwu Prince6 months agoReply

    Justice should be mitted very well

  2. Sunday Oyewole6 months agoReply

    Good for him

  3. Obalakun Rokeeb6 months agoReply

    Let’s wait til finalize the matter, RIP to the guy.

  4. Ahmed umar6 months agoReply

    They should handle the case without levity

  5. JEREMIAH EFEKODO6 months agoReply

    it’s good he should be reminded

  6. Tania Donald6 months agoReply

    RIP to dem, they should handle this oo

  7. Sunday Abama6 months agoReply

    Let him face it..

  8. morgan moses6 months agoReply

    The needful should be done

  9. Happiness Ugochi6 months agoReply

    Ignorant is not an excuse in the court of law. Justice should be meted out to him.

  10. Adekola Folakemi5 months agoReply

    Is good to remind him

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