Man allegedly murders friend, buries body secretly in Ibadan


Man allegedly murders friend, buries body secretly in Ibadan


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An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in  Ibadan on Friday ordered the  remand of one Wasiu Afolabi at  the Abolongo Correctional Facility for alleged murder of his friend.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr Olaide Amzat, did not take  the plea of the defendant due to lack of jurisdiction.

Amzat ordered the remand of the defendant pending the receipt of the case file sent to  the Oyo State Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPPs) for legal advice.

He adjourned the matter until Sept. 20, for mention.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Afolabi of Abegunde area of Ido in  Ibadan is facing a  two-count charge of murder and stealing.

Earlier, the Prosecutor, Insp. Opeyemi Olagunju , had  told the court that Afolabi on June 29, unlawfully caused the death of his friend, one Hammed Opadokun , 30, by hitting him with plank on the  head.

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Source: Vanguard Newspaper