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Deeper Life Pastor’s Wife Murder: Bridget Agbahime Killers Denied Bail

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June 28, 2016 – Deeper Life Pastor’s Wife Murder: Bail Application Denied For Islamic Extremists Who Hacked Woman To Death In Kano

A Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday in Kano, refused a bail application by the counsel to five suspected persons standing trial for the alleged murder of a -74-year-old woman, Mrs Bridget Agbahime.

Agbahime was murdered at Kofar Wambai Market, Kano, for alleged blasphemy on June 2.
The five suspects standing trial are: Dauda Ahmed, Abdulmumeen Mustafa, Zubairu Abubakar, Abdullahi Abubakar and Musa Abdullahi.

They are facing charges of inciting disturbance, culpable homicide, joint act and mischief.
The lawyers, who appeared for the suspects are, Gambo Abdulsalam, Tijjani Dukawa, Nasir Ahmad and Sanusi Lawal.

Abdulsalam made a bail application on behalf other counsel to the court, under Section 36 Sub-Section 5 as well as Section 341 Sub Section 3 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Kano State.

According to the defence counsel, the suspects are innocent and have promised that if they are released on bail, they will not escape justice.

“The suspects are ready to face trial in case they are charged and they will not commit any other offence,” he said.

However, the Police Prosecutor, Ekwe Sunday, opposed the bail application in view of the gravity of the offence.
He said that the suspects committed a capital offence in nature.

The prosecutor said the case diary had been forwarded to the Attorney General of Kano State for diligent prosecution.

The prosecutor, therefore, urged the court not to grant the suspects bail because of the sensitive nature of the case.

He added that investigation was still in progress while effort was still being made to find all those at large.

Ruling, the Presiding Judge, Chief Magistrate Muhammad Jibril, refused the bail application and ordered the remand of the suspects in prison custody.
He adjourned the case to July 20 for ruling on the bail application.




  1. Bokem

    June 28, 2016 at 7:39 PM

    they belong to the that bail for them

  2. fifelomo

    June 28, 2016 at 9:52 PM

    Let them rot in jail!!!

  3. sola olaniyi

    June 29, 2016 at 7:35 AM

    they must not be granted bail

  4. igodomigo suleman

    June 29, 2016 at 8:11 AM

    Why should they be asking for bail? since they have implemented the instruction of their god to behead the people of the “BOOK” for the reward of “72 virgins in paradise” so its expected they should be bold enough to have taken their own lives by commiting suicide to evade arrest or being charged and paraded in court, and hasting their journey to paradise to enjoy the 72 virgins. In the first place they shouldn’t have required the services of a lawyer. Why did they have to hire a lawyer to defend themselves? Why did they hire a lawyer to lie they didn’t commit the crime they wilfully commited? I taught since they have done the right thing for their god they should have pleaded guilty so the the magistrate will quickly sentence them to death since they have met the condition for reward and enjoyment in “paradise”? Why are they still seeking to be ALIVE ON PLANET EARTH? I guess their innermost conscience keeps telling them they will face judgement in the hereafter and the consequences is hell fire. Can you see you have been fooled?

  5. Maryf

    June 30, 2016 at 12:45 AM

    Murderers/criminals will always claim innocent, but they are really evil. Jail them fast

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