A magistrate court in markurdi, benue-state has ordered a teacher to be detained for the murdering of three police men.
The remand order was issued by the magistrate Ajuma Igama on Tuesday, February 2,2021, who also declined the plea of the suspect.
Mernyi Christopher which is said to be the suspect name, is charged with all sort of crimes.
He’s being charged with acts of terrorism, armed robbery, criminal conspiracy, culpable homicide and leadership reports.
The police had earlier said in court that the crime was committed on December 24,2020, vanguard reports.
Prosecution council, Sergeant Ato alleged that Christopher carted away with the police rifles right after he murdered them. The three policemen were said to be on duty at the residence of the chairman-of kastina in benue.
The suspect was arrested by a police team as he confessed commiting the crime alongside other conspirators.
The case has been adjourned until February 25 as the judge asked the case file to be returned to the office of the Director of Public prosecutions (DPP) for further enquiry.