Crime: 29-year-old man in police custody for ‘attempting to commit armed robbery’ in Danja
A 29-year-old man, Kabir Attah, of Dabai village in the Danja Local Government Area of the state, has also been remanded in the prison custody till April 17, 2018.
Attah, alias Janwuya, is being tried for “house trespass and attempt to commit armed robbery.”
The police told the magistrate that Attah, armed with an axe and machete, forcefully entered a house in the village, with the intention of robbing the occupant of the house, one Salisu Abdullahi, before the latter overpowered him and raised the alarm which subsequently led to his arrest.
It could be recalled that the police in Katsina State have also arrested a 55-year-old house manager, Abdullahi Sani, and charged him before a Katsina Senior Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping a three-year-old daughter of his neighbor to death.
Sani, alias Maiaya, has thereafter been remanded in the prison custody pending when his case would come up for mention before the court on April 8, 2018.
Our correspondent learned that the victim’s father, Ibrahim Abdullahi, of Jabiri Quarters, Funtua area, reported the incident at the Central Police Station, Funtua, on October 12, 2017, leading to Sani’s arrest.
It could be recalled that, a 50-year-old man, identified as Sani has landed in prison custody for raping his neighbor’s three year-old-daughter to death in Katsina State.
The incident happened in Funtua Local Government Area of the state when Sani allegedly lured the child to a nearby uncompleted building.
He was said to have closed her mouth and raped her till she gave up the ghost.
Sani was arrested after the victim’s father, Ibrahim Abdullahi of Jabiri Quarters, Funtua, reported the incident at Central Police Station, Funtua.
Sani and the victim’s parents reside in the same house in Funtua.
The Police First Information Report, FIR, on the incident revealed that Sani allegedly lured the victim to a nearby uncompleted building, closed her mouth and raped her.