. The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has started the General Court Martial of Aircraft Man, ACM, Kalu Bernard, who allegedly shot and killed his estranged g...
The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has started the General Court Martial of Aircraft Man, ACM, Kalu Bernard, who allegedly shot and killed his estranged girl friend, Aircraft Woman, ACW, Oladipupo Sholape, at the NAF Base in Makurdi, Benue State.
ACM Kalu, a Regular Airman of the 533 Central Armament Depot, NAF Base, had, on March 12, killed the deceased on account of infidelity.
At the hearing at the NAF Base Makurdi, President of the court, Group Captain Elisha Bindul, read out the six-count charge of murder, house breaking, impersonation, attempt to commit murder, failure to perform military duties and losing service property to the accused.
He went ahead to say that the accused was charged with losing service property at Corporal and Below Quarters, Compound Nine, on the said date, he lost three life rounds of 7.62 mm ammunition out of 40 issued to him for defence duty.
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges levelled against him. His counsel, Mr. Ada Tsobaza, who applied for adjournment informed the court that the charge sheets were only made available to him on Sunday, also, he said that he needs time to prepare his defence. .
The prosecutor accepted the application, In his ruling. and the case was adjourned to June 2nd for the commencement of hearing.