Man kills teenager in Kwali



An FCT High Court, Apo, yesterday, ordered the remand of a 28-year-old man, Abdulkarim Zubairu, in Kuje Prison, for allegedly killing a 13-year-old Umaru Hussini.
Zubairu, a resident of Pangu village, , is standing trial on a charge of culpable homicide, an offence he denied committing.
The prosecutor, Simon Lough, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on October 1, 2013.
He said Zubairu used a machete to cut Umaru Hussini’s hand, after an argument, which resulted to the victim bleeding to death.
The prosecutor said the cutlass was later recovered at the scene of the .
The offence, Lough said, contravened provisions of Section 220 of the Penal Code and is punishable by death.
Judge Bolaji Belgore adjourned the case till March 13, for hearing.

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