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107-Year-old Woman, Other Remanded For Removing Human Eye



A Chief Magistrates Court in Kano has ordered the remand of 107-year-old Furera Abubakar, and Isah Hassan, 17, in a correctional centre for allegedly removing the eye of a 12-year-old.

Prosecution counsel Lamido Soron-Dinki told the court on Wednesday that the defendants committed the offence on March 19, at Rimin Hamza Quarters, Tarauni Local Government Area of Kano State.

Blaze Newz gathered that Abubakar and Isah are standing trial on a two-count charge of conspiracy and attempt to commit culpable homicide.

Soron-Dinki alleged that on the same date at about 9:00 pm, the defendants conspired, deceived and lured Mustapha Yunus to a nearby stream and plucked out his right eye with a sharp knife.

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“As a result, the victim sustained grievous hurt and was rushed to Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital, where he was admitted for treatment.”

Chief Magistrate Muhammad Jibril ordered the remand of the defendants in a correctional centre, and adjourned the matter until April 11.

Isah, the first defendant, was allegedly ordered to bring a human eye to be used in preparing an “appear and disappear” charm by the second defendant, Abubakar.

Hammed Tajudeen is the editor in-chief of Blaze News, holds Higher National Diploma(HND) in Mass Communication, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.

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