Court remands farmer for allegedly killing girlfriend


A Magistrate Court in Ilorin, on Tuesday, ordered the remand of a farmer, Abubakar Babato, 20, at a correctional centre for allegedly killing his 18-year-old girlfriend.

The senior magistrate, Muhammed Ndakene, gave this order and adjourned the case until January 6, 2020, for further mention.

The accused person is facing a one-count charge of culpable homicide, to which he pleaded not guilty.

Earlier, the prosecutor, Isaac Yakubu, recalled that on November 27, the case was transferred from the Divisional Police Headquarters, Bani, Kwara, to the Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (CIID), Ilorin for investigation.

Mr Yakubu said that on November 16, one Abubakar Bajida of Danwaya Aderan, Bani, reported the case at the Bani Police Station.

He said that on November 15,…



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