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Murder: Policeman Dock Over Alleged Shooting


One Sergeant Hussaini Sabiu has been arraigned before a Kano senior magistrate court no 58 sitting in Nomans- Land over the alleged murder of a 22 years old man, Musa Sammani.

First information report read to the defendant before the court, stated that sergeant Hussaini in the month of December 2020,committed the act of murder , while observing police duty at a commercial bank located along Niger street.

The charge sheet said “ on 4 December 2020 one Aliu Sammani Abdulmumuni male of Zango Dakata quarters in Kano state, reported at Nassarawa police division that on same date at about 1400hrs you sergeant Husainni Sabiu male attached to Nassarawa division while on guard at Sterling bank, along Niger street.

“you intercepted one Musa Sammani 22 years old , who was driving a matrix motor vehicle white in color with registration no UGG 76 JQ, where you corked your rifle AK 47 and shot him on his neck.

“he was rushed to Muritala Muhammad Specialist Hospital, MMSH, where he was confirmed dead by a medical doctor. You are hereby arraigned before this court”.

The suspected killer police officer deny the allegation of murdered slammed against him before the court, he told the court that the content of the charge sheet were not true.

The prosecutor, barrister Sa adatu Ibrahim informed the court that investigation is still in progress.

The presiding magistrate, Aminu Gabari ordered that the defendant be remanded in prison custody.

The court ordered the case adjourned to March 30, for further mention.


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