A prominent car dealer in Gusau, the capital of Zamfara state and four other people were on Tuesday arraigned before a chief magistrate court 1 for killing, decapitating and eating body parts of a 9 year old boy identified as Ahmad Yakubu Aliyu.
The accused were brought to the court sitting in Gusau amid tight security and when the presiding judge Justice Sa’adu Gurbin Bore read the charges against them they all pleaded not guilty. The judge then adjourned the case to February 8 2022 for mentioning.
According to the Daily Trust online, the parents of the slain boy and other sympathizers had stormed the court seeking for justice for their murdered son. They said they were troubled by the killing of their son and would never forgive the culprits.
The mother of the boy who identified her self as Jamila Abdurrahman Hafiz told Daily Trust that they were at the court to ensure that justice is swiftly served and that the blood of her innocent child would never spill in vain.
The judge then ordered that three of the accused be remanded in Gusau Correctional Centre and the other two young boys be taken to Remand Home immediately.