OUR REPORTER KADUNA
An High Court of Justice; Kaduna Judicial Division, has arraigned three suspected killers of Abdulkarim Bala Ibn Na – Allah on three count charges in Kaduna on Thursday.
The said suspects: Bashir Mohammed, Nasiru Balarabe and Suleiman Salisu were charged for criminal conspiracy, robbery and culpable homicide under justice Amina Bello.
The Kaduna state Solicitor-General and the lead prosecution counsel,
Dari Bayero, in his submission asked the honourable court to discontinue the case for mentioning as the 1st and 2nd defendants were not represented by any counsel at the court.
While speaking to newsmen shortly after the court sitting, Bayero said, the 1st and 2nd defendants must be represented by counsel(s) for fair hearing.
Also in his submission, the counsel to the 3rd defendant, Avong Emmanuel requested for the bail of his client on the ground of health challenges.
Though, the application for the bail of the 3rd defendant was not granted by the court.
Recalled that Abdulkarim, a pilot, was killed in August at his home in Kaduna.
Report has it that the suspects forcefully gained access into the resident of the deceased at Umar Gwandu Road Malali, Kaduna during the night hours, choked him to dead in cold blood and made away with his Lexus SUV to an unknown destination.
However, the case has been adjourned till 21st March, 2022 for proper arraignment and trial.