Judges, court registrars, cashier and others have been thrown behind the bars by a court in Kano in Kano State capital over N500 million theft.
Reason: They allegedly committed criminal conspiracy, joint act, criminal breach of trust by public servants, theft and forgery.
The offences violated Sections 97, 79,289 and 315 of the Penal Code, laws of Northern Nigeria.
Persecondnews reports that at their arraignment, the 15 defendants, however, denied the charges.
Chief Magistrate Mustapha Sa’ad Datti, who took their pleas, remanded all the defendants in Kano Correctional Centre (prison) and adjourned the case until February 1, 2023, for hearing.