Police arraign alleged killer of ex-minister’s niece

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The police on Friday arraigned DSP Inagozie Godwin,  who allegedly shot and killed Miss Anita Akapson, a niece of Sen. Nenadi Usman (former Minister of Finance) in an FCT High Court in Zuba.

In a criminal charge filed by the Commissioner of Police against DSP Godwin, it was stated that Anita Akapson, 31, was shot to death on Oct. 13, at about 9. 45 pm, at Katampe, Abuja.

The accused pleaded not guilty to the one-count charge of culpable homicide contrary to section 22(3) of the penal code and punishable under section 22(4) of the same code.

The court noted that the offence was a culpable homicide was not punishable by death, but carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment.

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Consequently, Mr Donatus Abah, the prosecutor requested for a date for commencement of trial of the accused police officer.

The counsel to the defendant, Paul Samson, however, informed…



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