Hope James

A 22-year-old man, Ibrahim Umar, have been remanded by a Chief Magistrate Court in Yola, for allegedly stabbing his mother in the face during an argument.

He was taken into police custody after he admitted to the fact that he stabbed his mother, Hajiya Lami Mallum, during an argument that escalated into violence in Michika Local Government Area of Nothern Adamawa.

He however, pleaded guilty to the charge against him as contained in the First Information Report (FIR) read to him.

The Chief Magistrate Court I in Yola, presided over by Mohammed Buba, ordered that the defendant be remanded and adjourned the case to next month, October 18.

According to report, an argument, which nature was not disclosed, had ensued between the defendant and his mother last week, September 12. The argument degenerated into a fight in which Umar was said to have stabbed Hajiya Lami with a knife in the face, causing the mother what was described as a grievous injury.
However, the woman who was rushed to the General Hospital in Michika is still on admission.