A Senior Magistrates’ Court in Kano on Thursday, ordered that three friends who allegedly N200,000, be remanded in prison custody.
The police charged Zulaihat Iliyasu, 26; Sadiya Abdullahi, 27; and Hafsat Iliyasu, 29, with three counts of conspiracy, house-breaking and theft.
Senior Magistrate Aminu Fagge, who gave the order, adjourned the case until Aug. 29, for further mention.
Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, ASP Yusuf Sale, told the court that the complainant, Shamsudeen Ibrahim, who lives in Tudun Yola Quarters, Kano, reported the case at Rijiyar Zaki Divisional Police Station on Aug.13.
He said that at about 4 p.m the defendants broke into the complainant’s house in Tudun Yola Quarters, Kano also stole a rechargeable lamp valued at N2,000, a decoder receiver, stole two handbags, hijab and brocade material.
Sale said that during investigation, one bag, the rechargeable lamp and decoder were recovered from the defendants.
The defendants, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of sections 97, 343 and 287 of the Kano State Shari’a Court Law.