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Court remands House of Reps majority leader in prison till March 7


March 7, 2023

 A Kano Senior Magistrate’s Court remanded the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Alhassan Ado-Doguwa at the Goron Dutse Correctional Centre in Kano on Wednesday in a case of murder.

Ado-Doguwa (APC-Doguwa/Tudun Wada, Kano) is standing trial alongside one Bashir Dahiru, on a six-count charge of conspiracy, culpable homicide, causing grievous hurt, arson, inciting public disturbance and unlawful possession of firearms.

The prosecutor, Mrs Aisha Salisu, told the court that the defendants committed the offence on Feb. 26 at Tudun Wada Dankadai in Dawakin Kudi Local Government Area of Kano State, where he allegedly shot one Ibrahim Dauda to death and injured two persons in their legs and hands.

Presiding Senior Magistrate Ibrahim Mansur-Yola ordered the remand of the defendant in custody and referred the case to the Director of Public Prosecution for advice, before adjourning hearing on the bail application to March 7.