The police yesterday arraigned a 28-year-old businesswoman, Sadiya Abdullahi, in a Mararaba Upper Area Court for allegedly “sending” a snake to her neighbour’s room to hurt his household.
The police charged Abdullahi, who resides at New Orange market, Mararaba, Nasarawa State, with intentional insult and legal conspiracy. The prosecution counsel, Sgt. Daniel Torkangu, informed the courtroom that the complainant, Mr Awuje Audi, of similar deal with with the defendant reported the matter on the “A” Division Police Station, Mararaba on October 15.
He mentioned the complainant alleged that on October 12, the defendant “sent” a black snake into her room to hurt his family.
The prosecutor mentioned that the complainant had earlier alleged that the defendant threatened to cope with her utilizing “black magic.”
He mentioned that the offence contravened the provisions of sections 97 and 265 of the Penal Code.
The choose, Ibrahim Shekarau, admitted the defendant to bail within the sum of N50,000 and one surety in like sum.
Shekarau ordered that the surety should be resident inside the courtroom’s jurisdiction and adjourned the case till October 28, for additional listening to.