Lawyer husband killer arraigned in Ibadan

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GBENRO ADESINA/IBADANOyelowo and Yewande during their wedding
A lawyer, Mrs. Yewande Oyeniran who allgedly stabbed her husband, Mr. Lowo Oyeniran to death on Tuesday 2 February, 2016 in their matrimonial home was arraigned Friday before Ibadan Chief Magistrates’ Court, Iyaganku, Oyo State, western Nigeria.
The prosecuting police officer, Inspector Amos Adewale, preferred one-count charge against the suspect, who pleaded not guilty.
The prosecutor, in the case marked: MI/1539/2016, revealed that Yewande on 2 February, 2016 “at about 06:10am at 30, Abidi Odan Akobo area, Ibadan in the Ibadan Magisterial District, did unlawfully cause the death of one Oyelowo Oyediran, 38, by stabbing him with knife on the neck, which later resulted in his death.”
He added that the accused person had committed an offence contrary to Section 316 and punishable under Section 319 of the Criminal Code Cap 38 Vol. II Laws of Oyo State of Nigeria 2000.
In his ruling, the presiding Chief Magistrate, Mrs. Kehinde Durosaro-Tijani, who adjourned the case till Tuesday, 16 February, 2016 for mention ordered the accused to be remanded in Agodi Prisons.
Earlier during the ruling, the lead counsel, Mr. Seun Abimbola, had applied that the suspect be remanded in police custody so as to be able to reduce the trauma she has been going through as a result of the incident.
The request was summarilyy turned down.
Abimbola pressed further that he would bring written application for the request to the court.
But the court said it did not have jurisdiction to entertain such application based on the nature of the case.
However, journalists who had waited by the Black Maria that was to convey the suspect to Agodi Prison to take her picture were disappointed as the suspect was smuggled out of the court in a blue Primera Nissan car purportedly owned by a lawyer.
Other accused persons were taken to …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper