One Rilwanu Usman, a 19-year old man of the Kofar Kudu Quarter of Malumfashi Local Government Katsina State, has been arrested by Nigeria Police for allegedly stabbed his neighbor, Muhammadu Ibrahim, 16 years old to death with a pair of scissors.
The incident reportedly occurred on July 13, 2019, when the duo engaged in a fight.
The deceased’s brother, Salisu Tijani, reported the incident at the Malumfashi Police Station.
Usman has since been charged for culpable homicide contrary to the provisions of Section 221 of the Penal Code Law.
The police prosecutor, ASP Sani Ado, told a Katsina Senior Magistrates’ Court that investigation into the case was still in progress and requested additional time to enable the police to conclude the investigation.
The presiding senior magistrate, Hajiya Fadile Dikko, granted his request and ordered that the accused be remanded in prison custody till September 5, when the matter would come up for mention.