Court remands herdsman over alleged murder in Ilorin

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered that a herdsman, Sulieman Adamu be remanded in Oke-kura prison custody over alleged murder.

The defendant was arraigned before Magistrate Mariam Yahaya.

The Prosecutor, Sgt. Abegunde Elijah, informed the court that the accused was arrested following the information received from the deceased’s brother, Mustapha Abubakar.

Elijah said when a search was conducted in the house of the accused, police recovered dane gun, a locally made cut to size revolver pistol, six cartridges and two pairs of rubber shoes.

He said the investigation revealed that the accused allegedly killed one Abdulkareem Musa in his residence in Dutsi Camp in Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State.

The prosecution said that the offence contravened the provisions of Section 221 of Penal Code Law.

The magistrate, Mariam Yahaya failed to take the plea of the accused.

She ordered the police to return the case file to the Kwara Department of Public Prosecution.

Yahaya adjourned the case until May 24 for further mention.

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