Police arraign man over alleged murder



The Police in on Friday arraigned one 37-year-old Fatai Adegbesan, for allegedly clubbing his mother to with a plank.

The defendant brought on a charge of before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in .

His plea not taken.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs O.G. Oghre, ordered that the defendant be remanded at the Ikoyi Correctional facility pending legal advice from the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

Earlier, the Prosecutor, Insp. Doney Raphel, had told the court that the defendant committed the offence on 10, about 11.00 p.m., at No. 85, Cele bus stop, Oke Eletu, Ijede, Ikorodu.

According to Raphel, the defendant had used a plank to beat the deceased, one Alhaja Risikat Adegbesan, 70, to .

The alleged offence contravened Section 223 of the Criminal Law of State, 2015 which carries a on conviction.

Oghre adjourned until Aug. 3 pending receipt of legal advice. (NAN)