Friday, 23 November 2018

Herdsman allegedly kills his brother in Ilorin

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered that a herdsman, Sule Sheu, be remanded at the Federal Medium Security Prison, for allegedly killing his brother, Sule Mohammed.

NAN reports that the Magistrate, Folake Olokoyo, gave the order as the accused’s plea could not be taken after he was charged with culpable homicide.

The prosecutor, Sgt.Thomas Adebayo, told the court that the accused was arrested following a report by his uncle; Nabo Abubakar, at the Divisional Police Headquarters Afon.

Adebayo stated that the complainant alleged that the accused beat up the deceased with a stick and inflicted deep cuts on his head.

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

Olokoyo adjourned the case until December 3 for further mention.

Author: verified_user