Police officer opens defence on killing Unijos student Oct 19 | Dailytrust

Police officer opens defence on killing Unijos student Oct 19

A police officer, Auta Aruwa, who is being accused of killing a 300 level students of University of Jos, Ringji Peter Bala is expected to open his defence on October 19 and 20.

The officer was arraigned before the Plateau State High Court for shooting dead the student while in the custody of the security.

The 20-year-old student was on May 13 last year, arrested along with five others, by security operatives along the National Library area for breaching the lockdown directives and were whisked to sector one of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) security post where they were allegedly punished.

Justice David Mang, presiding over the matter yesterday adjourned to the Oct 19 1nd 20 for the opening of defence.

The prosecutor, Barr. Garba Pwul, has earlier told the court that he has closed his case after the testimony of his  last  witness, Inspector Martha Bwodang.


Dear Reader,
Every day, we work hard to provide readers such as you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information. Quality journalism costs money. Today, we're asking that you support us to do more. Your support means that Daily Trust can keep offering journalism to everyone in the world. Sign up for as little as N1,000 to become a member. Learn more about our membership here

Bank transfers can be made to:
Zenith Bank
Media Trust Ltd

Please send details of your bank transfer to the email or Whatsapp number below so that we can contact you.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

Email: membership@dailytrust.com
Whatsapp: +234 806 990 3410