Woman drags co-beggar to court over assault, stealing

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A beggar, Binta Umar, yesterday, dragged a fellow beggar, Hajara Kano, to a Sharia Court ll sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna over alleged assault and stealing.

Umar said she was in court because Kano stole her charity money given to her by a passer-by.



She alleged that when she confronted Kano about the matter, she hit her and threw her into the gutter.

The complainant prayed the court to grant her justice and punish Kano for what she did.

The defendant however was not in court to answer to the charges.

The Judge, Musa Sa’ad- Goma, said the defendant had disobeyed the court by not appearing which contravened Section 300 of Penal Code.

The judge ordered the immediate arrest of the defendant and adjourned the case until March 19 for further hearing.

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…as boy dies in Kano well

Tragedy befell a family at Yar’akwa Balangu Quarters, Tarauni Local Government Area, Kano State,  Monday evening, when their two year-old son, Abdullahi Jibril, fell into a well and died.

The spokesman for the Kano State Fire Service, Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, who disclosed this yesterday in Kano, said “We received a distress call at Kofar Nasarawa Division from one Malam Umar Umar, at about 3:40pm that a boy had fallen into a well.

“On receiving the information, we quickly sent our rescue team to the scene at about 3:50pm,” Mohammed said.

The spokesman said that the little Jibril was playing near the well in their compund and mistakenly fell inside.

He also said that the body of the little boy was recovered by the team and later handed over to his father, Alhaji Jibril Aliyu.

Mohammed advised parents to stop their children from playing around the wells, endeavour to raise barriers round them beyond the height of kids, and always lock the lids.

Source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/03/woman-drags-co-beggar-to-court-over-assault-stealing/


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