22-YEAR-OLD REMANDED FOR ALLEGEDLY KILLING UNCLE


Court gavel (This Day)
Wilson said the accused used firewood to hit his uncle on the head during a family meeting.

A-22-year-old man, Ismaila Fatai, was on Friday remanded in Ilesa prison by an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly killing his uncle.
The accused is facing a one-count charge of murder.

The Magistrate, Mr Olusola Aluko, consequently adjourned the case till April 27 for mention.

The Prosecutor, SP Mireti Wilson, had told the court that the accused committed the offence on Feb. 3 at about 9:30 a.m. at Fasina’s Compound, Ede.

Wilson said the accused used firewood to hit his uncle on the head during a family meeting.

He said the offence contravened sections 319 (1) of the Criminal Code Cap 34 Vol.11 Laws of Osun, 2003.

The plea of the accused was, however, not taken by the court.

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