Aminu Yar’Adua, son of Nigeria’s former president, the late Umar Yar’Adua, who was not too long ago remanded in jail for killing 4 individuals, has been secretly launched.
SaharaReporters had reported that Aminu was remanded in jail custody final Thursday, after he was arraigned following fees bordering on harmful driving.
He was alleged to have knocked down six individuals, killing 4, together with a two-year-old boy on June 23, 2021.
According to the police’s First Information Report (FIR) tendered in courtroom by the prosecutor, Insp. Zakka Musa, the accused had whereas driving alongside Yola bye-pass on June 23, 2021, crushed six individuals because of extreme rushing.
The courtroom heard that 4 of the victims have been killed whereas the opposite two have been left injured following the accident.
”Those that died within the accident have been recognized as Aisha Umar (30), Aisha Mamadu (32), Suleiman Abubakar (2), and Jummai Abubakar (30), whereas, Rejoice Annu (28) and Hajara Aliyu (27) sustained accidents,” the FIR states.
The prosecuting officer informed the courtroom that the kinfolk of the late Aisha Umar, Suleiman Abubakar, and Jummai Abubakar had demanded the sum of N15 million from the defendant as compensation.
But, when the FIR was learn to the defendant as prayed by the prosecutor, he denied committing the offence, describing the allegation as unfaithful.
At that time, the prosecutor pleaded with the courtroom to adjourn the matter, to allow him to duplicate the case file and ahead it to the Department of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for authorized recommendation.
The Magistrate, Jummai Ibrahim granted the prosecution’s request and adjourned the matter to August 19, 2021, for additional point out, and ordered that the ex-president’s son be remanded in jail custody till then.
However, SaharaReporters reliably gathered that Aminu was secretly launched from the Yola Correctional facility on Friday, the next day.
A household good friend who met with Aminu on Friday morning knowledgeable our correspondent that the “late president’s son was on his way home to Katsina”.
“He (Aminu) told me that money exchanged hands to secure his release but didn’t give figures,” he mentioned.
The late Aisha Umar, one of many victims, was a journalist with the Voice of Arewa, a web-based radio and tv platform.