Woman in court for allegedly sending snake to neighbour’s room

The police, on Wednesday, arraigned a 28-year-old businesswoman, Sadiya Abdullahi in a Mararaba Upper Area Court for allegedly sending a snake to her neighbour’s room to harm his family.

The police charged Abdullahi, who resides at New Orange market, Mararaba, Nasarawa State with intentional insult and criminal conspiracy.

The Prosecution Counsel, Sgt Daniel Torkangu, told the court that the complainant, Mr Awuje Audi of same address with the defendant reported the matter at the “A” Division Police station, Mararaba on October 15.

He said the complainant alleged that on October 12, the defendant “sent” a black snake into her room to harm his household.

The prosecutor said that the complainant had earlier alleged that the defendant threatened to deal with her using black magic.

He said that the offence contravened the provisions of sections 97 and 265 of the Penal Code.

The judge, Ibrahim Shekarau, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N50,000 and one surety in like sum.

Shekarau ordered that the surety must be resident within the court’s jurisdiction and adjourned the case until October 28, for further hearing.

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