The Nigeria Police has arraigned a Deputy Superintendent of Police who allegedly killed a niece to a former Minister of Finance, Senator Nenadi Usman.
In a criminal charge filed on Friday at the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Zuba, 36-year-old Inagozie Godwin was alleged to have shot Miss Anita Akapson at Katampe area of Abuja at about 9:45pm on October 13, 2018.
The one-count, which the prosecutor said was a criminal offence, to wit culpable homicide ran contrary to section 22(3) of the Penal Code and punishable under section 22(4) of the same code.
After the charge was read to the accused cop, he pleaded not guilty.
The prosecutor, Mr Donatus Abah, thereafter asked the court for a date for commencement of the trial of the accused.
However, counsel to the defendant, Mr Paul Samson, informed the court of his client’s bail application dated October 30 and filed same day.
After taking submissions by both counsels on the bail application, the presiding…
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