A Magistrates’ Court in Yola has remanded 36-year-old Aminu Yar’Adua, son of the late former President Umaru Yar’Adua, in jail for allegedly killing 4 folks in an auto crash in Yola.
Amimu was remanded on Thursday after being charged to courtroom for allegedly inflicting demise by harmful driving on June 23, 2021.
The suspect is a pupil of the American University of Nigeria, Yola in Adamawa state.
According to the police First Information Report (FIR) tendered in courtroom by the prosecutor, Insp. Zakka Musa, the accused had, whereas driving alongside Yola bye go on June 23, 2021, crushed six folks on account of extreme dashing, News Agency of Nigeria experiences.
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 advised the courtroom that the relations 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 duplicate the case file and ahead 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.