Just In: Absence of Defense Counsel stalls arraignment of Chinese National suspected for killing ex-lover

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The Kano State High Court presided over by Justice Sanusi Ado Ma’aji has fixed 4th October, 2022 for the arraignment of Chinese National, Geng Quangrong, allegedly killed Kano Lady Ummulkhuksum Sani Buhari inside her room.

When the case resumed on Thursday for arraignment, Mr Quarong sought for an adjournment to enable him contact his counsel to represent him.

On his response, Kano State Attorney General, Barrister Musa Abdullahi Lawan didn’t raise objection to the defendant’s prayer to adjourn the matter.

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“Obviously this case will not go on today without a counsel, standing for the defendant. It is capital in nature. In the circumstances we apply for a short adjournment to enable defendant get a lawyer,”  Kano Attorney General prayed.

Consquently, Justice Ma,aji adjourned the case until 4th October, 2022 for arraignment

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