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Kano Court remands 6 over killing of youth in Herders/Farmers conflict

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A senior magistrate court Kano, presided over by Talatu Makama has ordered the remand of six defendants, accused of involvement in the killing of one Shehu Abubakar, 25, during a conflict between herders and farmers in Sarkin ‘Ya Community, Bagwai LGA, Kano State.

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The deceased was taken to Bagwai Hospital, where medical personnel confirmed his death.

The First Information Report identified the defendants as Sani Abdullahi Sarkin ‘Ya, Ilyasu Isa, Saleh Saidu, Isyaku Yau, Rabiu Sani, Nata’ala Sani, and three other individuals who remain at large.

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According to the prosecution, the defendants allegedly blocked the road, obstructing herders who were on their way to feed their animals.

They were accused of killing 97 cattle and causing 91 others to disappear to unknown locations.

The prosecutor stated that the total value of the killed and missing cattle was estimated at N102.7 million.

Additionally, he alleged that the defendants set fire to nine Boxer motorcycles.

The prosecutor further explained that the defendants’ actions contravene sections 97, 221, and 329 of the Penal Code Law of Kano State.

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After reading over the First Information Report, the defendants pleaded not guilty to the charges, as per the content outlined in the First Information Report.


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