A Magistrates’ Court in Minna has ordered the remand in jail custody of a 29-year-old man, Ibrahim Mohammed, for allegedly beating a boy, 10, to dying.
Mohammed is standing trial on a rely cost of culpable murder, opposite to part 221 of the penal code.
The Police Prosecutor, Insp. Thomas Peter, had informed the court docket that one Abubakar Adamu in Paikoro Local Government Area reported the matter on the station on Oct. 9.
Peter mentioned the complainant alleged that the accused particular person beat his 10-year-old son to dying for allegedly stealing and roasting a yam.
He famous that the accused particular person confessed to committing the crime throughout police investigation.
The presiding Judge, Binta Rijau, nonetheless, declined to take the plea of the accused particular person as her court docket lacked jurisdiction to listen to the matter.
Rijau directed the police to ahead duplicate copy of the case file to the State Director of Public Prosecution for authorized recommendation.
She, thereafter, adjourned the matter till Nov. 21 for additional point out. (NAN)