Ibrahim Sani was murdered in January.
A middle aged man, Daheeru Chukwu, was on Friday remanded in Gusau prison over the assassination of a former Commissioner of Agriculture in Zamfara.
The suspect, 38, who appeared before the State Magistrate Court, was alleged to be the principal accused person who murdered Ibrahim Sani in January.
He was arraigned on a four-count charge alongside two others, one of whom is now dead.
They were accused of armed robbery, culpable homicide, illegal possession of fire arms and criminal conspiracy.
The offences are contrary to the provisions of sections 6 (b), 1 and 2 (a) (b) and 3 (1) of the armed robbery and fire arms special provisions act (2004).
The offences also run contrary to Section 221 of the penal code.
According to the first information report signed by the prosecutor, Augustine Audu, Mr. Chukwu allegedly conspired with the others and shot the commissioner dead.
The incident, according to the prosecution, happened in the vicinity of a mosque along Gusau-Sokoto bye-pass road.
The prosecution further stated that the gang had used a pistol, with registration number W31149MMSH, to kill the victim and ran away with his car, Hyundai Sonata saloon, with registration number HU 342 ABC.
They were, however, intercepted by the Police near Sokoto.
Earlier, another accused, Bello Abdullahi was arraigned at the same court but separately.
Mr. Abdullahi had allegedly threatened to kill the late commissioner, for denying him (accused) employment.
The presiding judge, Musa Usman, said that there were some technical errors in the case files against accused persons.
He, therefore, ordered that the accused persons be remanded in prison till the errors were cleared; and adjourned the case to October 21.
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