Police arraign 19 over General Alkali’s death.
Nineteen persons were yesterday arraigned before Justice Danjuma Longji of Jos High Court 5 in connection with the killing of General Idris Mohammed Alkali in Plateau State.
They are standing trial on a two-count charge of criminal conspiracy and culpable homicide. The state police command had on Sunday paraded them.
Prosecution counsel, Emmanuel Achoba, got an ex-parte motion and the charges were read out to the accused, who all pleaded not guilty.
Consequently, the court remanded the suspects in police custody and adjourned the matter to December 10, 2018 for hearing.
Defence counsel, Gyang Zi, said they would file a bail application.