Crime

Ex-President Yar’Adua’s Son Remanded In Yola Prison Over Alleged Crushing Of Four To Death

A Magistrate’s Court in Yola on Thursday remanded Aminu Yar’Adua, 36, son of late former President Umaru Yar’Adua, in prison for allegedly killing four people in an auto crash in Yola, Adamawa State.

Yar’Adua, a student of the American University of Nigeria, Yola, was charged to court for allegedly causing death by dangerous driving on 23 June, 2021.

According to the Police First Information Report tendered in court by the prosecutor, Inspector Zakka Musa, the accused had, while driving along Yola bye-pass on 23 June, 2021 , ran over six people as a result of over speeding.

The court heard that four of the victims were killed and the other two were injured in the accident, with the victims all hailing from Sabon Pegi, Yola South Local Government Area of the state.

Rasheedah Makinde

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