Adamawa man stabs his friend to death over N1,500 loan

A middle-aged man, Aliyu Hammanseyo, of Mubi North Local Government Area, Adamawa State, has been remanded in prison for allegedly stabbing his friend to death over N1,500.

Hammanseyo, who was arraigned before the Chief Magistrate’s Court, Yola, was remanded over the alleged offence.

The police prosecutor, ASP Francis Audu, who read the charge sheet before Magistrate Muhammed Abubakar, said Hammanseyo stabbed the victim, Bilham Babangida, with a knife, which resulted in the death of the latter on June 7, 2022.

He also said the defendant admitted to stabbing Babangida in the chest during interrogation.

According to the charge sheet, the defendant owed Babangida N1,500.

The deceased was allegedly attacked when he attempted to recover the money from his friend.

The prosecutor pleaded with the court to remand Hammanseyo. The Chief Magistrate, Muhammed Abubakar, adjourned the case till July 14, 2022, and ordered that the defendant be remanded.

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