Father and 3 sons remanded over alleged kidnapping, murder of 8-year-old boy


Nigeria’s Judiciary
Nigeria’s Judiciary

An Iyaganku Family Court in Ibadan has ordered the remand of a father and his three sons at Abolongo Correctional facility over alleged kidnap and murder of an eight- year-old boy in Saki.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the defendants are: Salaudeen Abdulrasak , the father; Waliu Abdulrasak , 23; Ilias Abdulrasak, 18; and Abdulhammed Abdulrasak of Alubarika area, Saki, Oyo State.

NAN reports that the defendants, who live in the same neighbourhood with the victim, are facing charges of conspiracy, abduction and murder.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr S. H. Adebisi, ordered their remand at Abolongo Correctional facility, Oyo, pending the outcome of legal advice from the Oyo State Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP).

Adebisi, who did not take the plea of the defendants, thereafter adjourned the matter until April 25 for mention.

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Source: Vanguard Newspaper