Alleged murder: Court remands housewife, son, 2 others

Alleged murder: Court remands housewife, son, 2 others


A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Iyaganku,  Ibadan on Thursday ordered that a 59-year-old housewife, Kehinde Akande; and her son, Samuel be remanded in a correctional facility for alleged murder.

The police charged Akande,  Samuel, Suleiman Lawal, 22; and Shehu Ibrahim, 38 with conspiracy and culpable homicide.

Chief Magistrate Emmanuel Idowu, who did not take the plea of  the suspects; remanded them in Agodi Correctional Centre.


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Idowu ordered the police to return case file to the Oyo State Ministry of Justice for legal advice.

He adjourned the case until June 1 for mention.

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, ASP Amos Adewale told the court that the suspects committed the offence; with some others at large,  on March 12 at 5.30 Sogoye area of Ibadan.

Adewale said they beat a 15-year -old boy to death.

He said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 316 al of the Criminal Law of Oyo State, 2000.

1st News recently reported that a 30-year-old woman, Kudirat Balogun, who allegedly stabbed a tenant living in her father’s property with a broken bottle; on Tuesday appeared in a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos Island.

The police charged Balogun, who resides in Iduwo Eletu Street, Awoyaya, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos; to court with two counts of conspiracy and attempted murder.

She pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The prosecution counsel, ASP Ben Ekundayo, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Feb. 23, at 7 a.m.

He said that the defendant conspired with her brother, who is presently at large; and stabbed a tenant, Mr Chukma Abuza, with a broken bottle in the stomach during an argument over fetching water from the well.

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Ekundayo said that the defendant also used an iron rod to inflict life threatening injuries on the complainant.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of sections 230 and 411 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015.

Magistrate A.M. Olumide-Fusika admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties in like sum.

She ordered that the case file should be duplicated and also sent to the state Director of Public Prosecutions for advice.

She adjourned the case until March 30, for further hearing.

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