The absence of an Investigating Police Officer, on Thursday, in an FCT High Court, Kubwa, stalled the trial of a trader, Via Issac, who allegedly beat his wife to death.
The prosecution counsel from the Attorney-General of the Federation, Ijeoma Ukagha, informed the court that she made efforts for the IPO to appear in court.
ustice Kezziah Ogbonnaya however adjourned the case until April 20 for hearing.
NAN reports that the defendant is charged with culpable homicide.
The defendant allegedly caused the death of his wife, Chirstiana Igbetar by beating her with his bare hands, until she fell to the ground and died in Sakpo, Abaji, FCT, on Nov.11, 2014.
The offence contravened Section 221 (b) of the Penal Code.
Edited By: Sadiya Hamza
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