By Managing Editor
A High Court of Justice Jos, Plateau State has commenced hearing on a matter brought before it over the killing of a 300 Level Student of University of Jos ,Late Rinji Peter Bala.
The case being presided over by Justice David .G. Mann was mentioned Thursday, 21st January,2021 but was adjourned to 2nd and 18th of February, 2021 on health ground .
Justice Mann who was absence during the Thursday 21st January, 2021 when the matter came up for continuation of hearing.
“You would recalled that the matter first came up for mentioned on the 9th October, 2020 were sqt Ruya Auta was arraigned before justice David Mann on two count charge of murdered of late Rinji Peter Bala a university undergraduate in Plateau state”.
In the suit No ,PLD/JII79C/1920 Sgt Ruya Auta who is allegedly killed the student was an attached personnel with the military Special Task Force (STF) in May ,2020 sometimes last year
Speaking to our correspondent at the state High ,counsel to the plaintiff ,Barr.Garba Pwol SAN,represented by Nantok Dashuwar said they were granted fiat by the state attorney general and commissioner for justice Christantus Ahmadu who issue out an speedious hearing to handle by G.S.Pwoll ,pro-bono .
However, Pwoll said the adjourned was due to ill health of the sitting judge ,Justice David Mann which stale the hearing ,and the reason for adjournment was the counsel handling the sat Ruya Aura ,Barr J.A. Aduku withdrew and discontinue as a defense counsel .
Its was gathered that the late Rinji Peter Bala was arrested around Utonko road in Hwolshe ,Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau state and was taken to Zaria stadium were he was murdered by the suspect ,Sgt Ruya Auta .