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News: Labourer stabs farmer to death in Kwara

News: Labourer stabs farmer to death in Kwara

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A 25-year-old labourer, Bello Buda, was on Thursday arraigned at the Ilorin Magistrates’ Court for allegedly killing a farmer, Bagiri Garuba.

The prosecutor, Insp. Funsho Zacheaus, told the court that the accused stabbed the victim with a knife in his stomach and used a cutlass to inflict injury on his head over trivial labour contract.


Zacheaus said the victim was rushed to the General Hospital, Kaiama for treatment where he was later confirmed dead.

He said that investigation on the matter indicated that the accused attacked the deceased with a knife and cutlass over an argument on Jan. 7, at Labe village, Kaiama.

The prosecutor said the accused appeared before the court on a count charge of Culpable Homicide Contrary to Section 221 of the Penal Code Law.

He, however, urged the court to remand the accused in prison custody pending the outcome of the investigation.


The Magistrate, Mohammed Bello, ordered that the accused be remanded at the Mandala Prison Yard, Ilorin.

Bello adjourned the case till Feb. 8, for further mention.

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