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Hanifa: Court Remand Abdulmalik’s Wife in Police Custody


One Jamila Muhammmad Sani has been arraigned before Kano State Chief Magistrate Court sitting at Gidan Murtala, Kano, on a count charge of alleged concealing of kidnapped victim.

Jamila a 30 year old woman, is a wife to Abdulmalik Tanko Muhammmad a proprietor and teacher in Noble Kids Comprehensive collage located at Kwanar Dakata, kano. Abdulmalik among his two other accomplices are standing trial on 4 count charge of concealing kidnapped victim, conspiracy, kidnapping and culpable homicide.

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Reading over the First Information Report to Jamila, the Prosecution alleged that she concealed a kidnapped victim in her house for the period of 5 days

” That you Jamila Muhammmad Sani a wife to Abdulmalik Tanko Muhammmad a proprietor and teacher of Noble Kids Comprehensive Academy located at Kwanar Dakata in Kano State, on the 4th Dec. 2021 around 18:30hrs your husband brought to you Hanifa Abubakar a 5 year old pupil, wearing her school uniform and spent a 5 days in your custody”

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” You kept her hostage knowing fully that she was kidnapped by your husband and you refused to disclosed it to any person” the First Information Report stated.

Acccording to the Prosecution, the offence contravenes section 227 of Penal Code.

Jamila denied the content of the first Information Report

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Consquently, Prosecutor Barrister Lamido Abba Soron Dinki prayed the court to remand the defendant in police custody pending when the case diary is ready

Chief Magistrate Muhammmad Jibril ordered the defendant to be remanded in State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) and adjourned the sitting to 2nd February for further mention.

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