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Court Orders Criminal Summon Against MD KAROTA

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Kano State Magistrate Court has ordered criminal summon be issued against Baffa Babba Dan’Agundi, Managing Director, Kano Road Traffic Agency (KAROTA) in connection to the alleged unlawful violence, Intentional Assault, causing grieveous boldly arm to Tricycle Commercial Rider Mujittapha Isah.

According to the ex-parte order sighted by justicewatchnews.com the Presiding Magistrate, Ibrahim Khalil Mahmoud granted the order upon a prayer by Counsel to the Complaint.

The Court similarly ordered Police terminate the ongoing criminal investigation against the Managing Director.

The Court ordered Baffa Babba Dan’Agundi to appear in court personally and defense himself over the offences he allegedly comitted against the Tricycle Driver Mujtapha Isah.

“Upon receiving an Ex-parte application made by the Complainant, praying for this Honourable court to terminate the ongoing investigation by police the Complainant being ready to assembly oral and material evidence to personally prove the allegations.”

” The Criminal Summon is hereby ordered to be issued against the Defendant to appear personally to respond to the allegations against him”. The order added.

It could be recalled that Counsel to Mujittapha Isa, Barrister Babba Hikima filed a complaint before the court on Feb. 26, 2021 stated that the Defendant Baffa Babba, was on Feb. 25 allegedly assaulted his client

” Our Client informed us that he was severely beaten by Baffa until he was blacked out and unconscious, witnesses around the scene informed us that the KAROTA Officials who were present there, removed our client clothing until he was rendered completely naked and his underwear was used to drain and wiped off the blood gushing out from our client’s ear and mouth”. The Lawyer alledged

Responding to the allegations against the Managing Director, KAROTA, Spokesman of the Agency Nabulisi Abubakar Kofar Na’isa said the allegations against the MD were not true and according to him, it was political and calculated attempt to smear the good image and integrity Baffa Dan’Agundi.

” MD will not engage in such manner he is man that respect human dignity” Nabulisi stated.

The case Adjourned to March 22, 2021.

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