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Teenage girl charged to court over death of an 85-year-old woman in Adamawa

A 15-year-old girl in Adamawa State has been arraigned to court after confessing to beating an 85-year-old woman to death.

It was gathered on Monday that this happened earlier this month, April 8.

The teenager identified as Happy David, allegedly armed herself with a stick, stormed the residence of the woman, Gama Jatau of Tambo community in Girei Local Government Area, and beat her up on accusation of witchcraft.

 

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The girl who lives in the same neighbourhood as the aged woman said she chose the act to teach the woman a lesson.

The victim was rushed to hospital in Jabbi Lamba in the Girei LGA where she was pronounced dead.

The accused after confessing to beating of the woman was arraigned before Chief Magistrate Abdullahi Muhammed Digil on a count of murder, an offence contrary to section 191 of the Penal Code Law, Adamawa 2018.

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When arraigned before the court by the prosecutor, Inspector Naomi Hassan, the defendant pleaded guilty after which the prosecutor applied for the adjournment of the matter.

Thereafter, the Chief Magistrate in charge adjourned the court to May 26, 2022.

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