WICKED! Court Remands Man For Killing His Own Police Officer’s Wife In Osun State
A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo on Thursday remanded a 41-year -old man, Abiodun Oladebo for allegedly killing his wife, Mrs Opeyemi Ojo, who until her death was a police officer.
According to the police prosecutor, Inspector Tajudeen Mustapha, the incident happened on February 25, 2018 at about 5pm in Osogbo.
He said the accused committed the alleged crime by hitting the head of the deceased on the wall, which eventually led to her death.
Mustapha told the court that the offence was contrary to and punishable under Section 319(1) of the Criminal code Cap. 34 Vol.11 Law of Osun State of Nigeria 2002.
Counsel to the accused, Mrs. B.Y. Dada made a plea on behalf of the accused, which was turned down by the Magistrate, Mrs A. O. Ajanaku, base on the magnitude of the offence.
Ajanaku, thereafter remanded the accused in Ilesa prison custody and ordered that the duplicate of the file be forwarded by the police to the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).
She later adjourned the case till 9th May, 2018 for mention.