Alleged murder: Court remands 3 men, pending legal advice

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, on ordered three men who murdered a farmer, be remanded in a correctional centre, legal advice.

The police charged Dahiru Usman,34; Muhammadu Ahmadu,32 and Ibrahim Mamudam 20 with three counts of conspiracy, and murder.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Mercy Amole-Ajimoti, who did not take their plea, ordered they be remanded in Abolongo Correctional Centre legal advice from the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP).

She ordered the police to return the case file to the DPP and adjourned the matter untill May 6, for mention.

Earlier, the prosecution counsel, Sgt. Philip Amusan told the court the suspects, with others, at large, committed the offence on Dec. 28, 2020.

Amusan said the suspects armed with AK 47 riffles, kidnapped Oluwole Agboola, a pig farmer, at his farm at Adagbede , .

said the suspects collected N1.65 million from the younger brother of the victim, Olakunle, and later killed the victim while in captivity.

The offemce, said, contravened the provisions of Section 2 and punishable under Section 4 (2) of the (Prohibition) Law, 2016. (NAN