Teacher denies abducting, killing 5-year-old pupil, Hanifa Abubakar

Teacher denies abducting, killing 5-year-old pupil, Hanifa Abubakar Teacher denies abducting, killing 5-year-old pupil, Hanifa Abubakar

Abdulmalik Tanko, the school proprietor who allegedly killed a 5-year-old pupil, Hanifa Abubakar has denied the murder charges levelled against him in a High Court in Kano.

This is coming after the Kano state government filed a five-count charge against the school proprietor, alongside two of his accomplices, Hashimu Isyaku and Fatima Jibrin, before a High Court in the state.

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The they were charged with Criminal Conspiracy, Kidnapping, Concealing/Keeping in Confinement a Kidnapped Person and Culpable Homicide.

At the continuation of the trial, Abdulmalik Tanko and Hashimu also denied allegations that Hanifa was poisoned and buried in a school, as seen in a video earlier in the day.

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They only responded to one-third of the charges read to them, which was conspiracy.

The presiding Judge adjourned the case to March 2 and 3 for hearing.

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