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Court Remands Man For killings His Own Mother

An Ekiti State Chief Magistrate Court in Ado Ekiti had granted an ex-parte motion brought before it to remand one Abiola Ayodeji (35) in the Nigerian Correctional Centre, Ado Ekiti.

The Police Prosecutor, Bankole Olasunkanmi requested for the order, to allow Police complete their investigation while the duplicate case file will be forwarded to office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for Legal advice.

According to the charge, Abiola Ayodeji was reasonably suspected to have committed the offence, killing his 75 year old mother, Abiola Olaitan Florence on 11/01/2022 at Ipole Iloro in Aramoko Ekiti Magisterial District, contrary to and punishable under Section. 319 (1) of the Criminal Code, Cap. C16, Laws of Ekiti State, 2012.

In his pronouncement, Chief Magistrate Titilayo Olaolorun said, the defendant is ordered to be remanded in the Nigerian Correctional Centre, Ado Ekiti, for thirty (30) days pending completion of the Police investigation.

Abiola Ayodeji who hails from Ipole Iloro in Ekiti West Local Government Area of Ekiti State, in his statement to the police said, he had misunderstanding with his late mother on the fateful day and chased her with a stick and hit her on the head thereby leading to her death, and he later dropped her corpse in the bush.

The case has been adjourned till 21/02/22 for mention.

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