Abdulmalik Tanko, Proprietor of Noble Kids School in Nasarawa Local Government Area of Kano State, has been arraigned before a magistrate’s Court in Kano.
He was arraigned before Senior magistrate, Muhammad Jibril, over the murder of Hanifa Abubakar, a five-year-old pupil.
Tanko had confessed killing Hanifa with rat poison after abducting her in December.
A magistrate Court number 12 sitting in Gidan Murtala, Kano has ordered the killer of Hanifa and his accomplices to be remanded in prison custody.
It has been recalled that Abdulmalik Tanko, 34 years and his accomplices, Hashim Isyaku, 37 years and Fatima Jibrin, 26 years all residents of Tudun Murtala have been arraigned before the court over criminal conspiracy, kidnap, confinement and culpable homicide contrary to Section 97, 274, 277, 221 of the penal code.
The First Information Report reads, “that Abdulmalik Tanko conspired with one Hashim Isyaku and Fatima Jibrin to kidnap, kill her with rat poison and buried her remains in a shallow grave located at one of his school at Tudun Murtala Kwanar Yan Ghana area; Northwest Preparatory school.
“The suspect later demanded ransom payment of 6 million Naira which resulted to his arrest by the Department of Security Service (DSS) and then later the grave was found by the combined team of the DSS and the police.”
The prosecution counsel led by the Attorney general, Musa Abdullahi Lawan told the court that they have filed application asking the court to remand the accused in prison custody.
The granted the application and ordered the accused persons to be suspects to be remanded in prison custody.
The case have been adjourned to February 2, 2022.
- Just In: Abaribe Dumps PDP, Resigns As Senate Minority Leader
- JUST IN: Supreme Court Dismisses Suit To Stop Amaechi’s N96bn Alleged Fraud Probe
- How Thugs Attacked Former Ondo SSG, Abegunde After Tinubu Visit
- Killer Of My Daughter Bathed On Her Corpse –Mother
- Int’l Children’s Day: IBEDC Takes Awareness On Electricity Safety Campaign To Osun Schools
News5 days ago
RCCG Protests In Osun Over Killing Of Deborah, As Soyinka Calls For Arrest, Prosecution Of Abuja Chief Imam
Opinion5 days ago
If Patriotism, National Development & Good Governance Are The Factors: Bola Tinubu Should Be Buhari’s Preferred & APC Consensus Candidate But Party Primaries Remain The Best By Adeboye Adebayo
News4 days ago
Journalists, APC Supporters Injured As Political Thugs Attack Oyetola’s Campaign Train (Photos)
News3 days ago
7th Combined Convocation: 14,000 Students Graduate From OSPOLY-Rector