Secondary school student stabs colleague to death over girlfriend in Katsina

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The police in Katsina has arraigned an 18-year-old student, Ahmed Abubakar, before a Katsina Magistrates’ Court for culpable homicide under Section 221 of the Penal Code.

over the murder of his colleague, Mikailu Mustapha, following a misunderstanding between them over a girl.

The police said Abubakar, a.k.a Sha’aban, a student of Government Day Secondary School in Katsina,  stabbed one Mikailu Mustapha to death during a misunderstanding over a girl.

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Noting that the suspect has confessed to the crime, the police prosecutor, ASP Sani Ado, told the court on Thursday that investigation was still in progress.

The presiding magistrate, Hajiya Fadile Dikko, adjourned the matter till June 11 and remanded the accused in prison custody.

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