Court Remands Five Men For Crushing 60-Year-Old Woman, Others To Death In Ibadan

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Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court sitting Ibadan has ordered the remand of five men identified as Olukemi Okeseyin aged 60, Amoke Abiodun aged 30 and Ayo Muyiwa aged 24 at the Agodi Correctional center, Ibadan for allegedly caused the death of three women by crushing them to death with their vehicle in Oyo State.

Police prosecutor, ASP. Adewale Amos, told the court that the suspects Omotayo, Michael, Rotimi, and Matthew conspired to commit the crime of murder at midnight of Jan.1.

According to him, the four defendants on Jan. 1, at about 12.45 a.m met at Akinmorin area, unlawfully caused the death of the three women,

The accused, while driving a Toyota Camry car with Registration No. EKY 14 HP, allegedly crushed the women intentionally to death.

The fifth defendant, Oluwatosin who was aware of the seriousness of the offence tried to stop the police from arresting the other accused.

Adewale stated that the offence violates section 10 and 316 and is punishable under sections 319, 519, and 324 of the Criminal Code Laws of Oyo State 2000.

The Chief Magistrate, Emmanuel Idowu, who refused their plea for want of jurisdiction insisted that they remain in the correctional center, pending the receipt of the legal advice from the Oyo State Ministry of Justice.

He, thereafter, adjourned the matter until March 16, for mention.

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