Man kills neighbour over a bucket of water



One Gado Yahaya, a tailor has been remanded by a Magistrate court in Kaduna State, presided over by Ibrahim Emmanuel for allegedly killing his neighbour during an altercation over a bucket of water.

Yahaya, a resident of Rigasa, looked remorseful while in the Court.


The Court was told that 29 years old Yahaya, allegedly fought with one Liman Salisu during an argument over a bucket of water, which led to Salisu’s death.


The Prosecutor, Insp. Chidi Leo said, “he (Gado Yahaya) is a resident of Rigasa in Kaduna State and was arraigned on charges of culpable homicide before a Kaduna Magistrate Court on Monday.”


The prosecutor alleged that Yahaya killed Salisu with a pestle during a fight over a bucket of water.

He narrated that in the course of the fight, he (Gado Yahaya) went into the kitchen, picked a pestle and hit Salisu on his head, adding that he (Liman Salisu) slumped after he was hit on the head and died on the way to the hospital.


The prosecutor further revealed to the Court that Gado Yahaya had written and signed a confessional statement when he was brought to the police station for questioning.


According to the prosecutor, the offence contravened the provisions of Section 190 of the Penal Code of Kaduna State, 2017.

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