A Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court docket, has ordered the remand of 107-year-old woman, Furera Abubakar, and Isah Hassan, 17, in a correctional centre for allegedly plucking out the eyeball of a 12-year-old boy.
LIB reported that the Kano State Police Command had on March 29, arrested the defendants for eradicating the correct eyeball of the Almajiri boy for suspected appeal purposes.
Isah, the first defendant, was allegedly ordered to bring a human eye for use in getting ready an “appear and disappear” allure by the second defendant, Abubakar.
The Prosecution counsel, Lamido Soron-Dinki, advised the court on Wednesday, April 6, that the defendants dedicated the offence on March 19, at Rimin Hamza Quarters, Tarauni Local Government Area of Kano State.
Abubakar and Isah, each residents of Dantsinke Quarters, Kano, are standing trial on a two-count charge bordering on felony conspiracy and try to commit culpable murder.
Soron-Dinki alleged that on the identical date at about 9:00 p.m, the defendants conspired, deceived and lured Mustapha Yunus to a nearby stream and plucked out his right eye with a pointy knife.
“In consequence, the victim sustained grievous harm and was rushed to Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital, the place he was admitted for treatment.”
The plea of the defendants have been, however, not taken.
In accordance with the prosecutor, the offences contravened the provision of sections 97 and 229 of the Penal Code.
The Chief Magistrate, Muhammad Jibril, subsequently ordered the remand of the defendants in a correctional centre.
Jibril adjourned the matter till April 11, for additional mention.
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