Legal Nigeria

Kano court grant bail to woman accused of murder

A female, Mrs Gloria Okocha 31 years old, who crushed a woman identified as Mrs Remi Nwokolo to death has been granted bail by a  Kano chief magistrate court.
Mrs Okocha a member of the Living Faith church, Kano was dock before the court on a two count charge namely causing death by dangerous driving contrary to section 18 of RTA and driving without due care and attention contrary to section 21 of RTA.
According to the charge sheet, on 22nd of July 2016 at about 18oohrs, Gloria Okocha a resident of Painsau quarters Kano dangerous and carelessly drove one vehicle Toyota Matrix with plate no RKD 823CP ash in color along Nguru road, Sabon Gari, Kano  opposite Word of Faith church, police information said.
The FIR read out to the accuse in court further alleged that, Mrs Gloria Okocha excused one Remi Justice and discussed with her, after separation the deceased  turn and left. While the accuse drove her car and hit the late Remi
Nwokolo by the back side, as result she sustained injuries all over her body.
“She was rushed to Aminu Kano Teaching hospital where she died while receiving treatment, you are thereby charge to court for the above offence” the FIR said.
The accused person deny the  allegations slammed against her before the court, she told the court that all that was stated in the charge sheet was not true.
The accuse through her counsel, barrister G I . Makoli apply for the court to admit her into bail, a request which was granted by the court.
The presiding magistrate of court 15 sitting in Nomans- land Kano, chief magistrate Mukthari Dandago ordered that the accuse be release on bail in the sum of N50.000 with one reliable surety in like sum.
Police prosecutor, sergeant Jacob Yaduma applied for the matter to be adjourned to another date for further mention, the case was adjourned to August 4th for mention.
The Nation