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Court Remands Man For Allegedly Murdering A Young Lady

07 February
A 44-year-old man, Kazeem Adiatu, on Wednesday, has been remanded by the Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, to a correctional facility for the alleged murder of a 20-year-old lady, Temitope

Adiatu, whose residential address was not provided, was charged with murder.

The Magistrate, Mr Olaolu Olanipekun, did not take the plea of the defendant for want in jurisdiction.

He directed the police to return the case file to the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) for legal advice.

He, thereafter, adjourned the case till March 27, for mention.

The Prosecutor, Mr Philip Amusan, told the court that the defendant allegedly committed the offence on Nov. 24, 2023, at Olowo Area in Ibadan.

Amusan alleged that Adiatu unlawfully caused the death of Temitope by hitting her with cement block on the head.

He said the offence contravened Section 319 of the Criminal Laws of Oyo State, 2000.
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