Man lands in prison for allegedly killing his wife

The Court ordered that the man be put in prison for allegedly guilty of murdering his wife.

A Magistrate Court in Akure, the Ondo State capital, has ordered a 50-year-old man, Ojo Toki, to be remanded in prison for allegedly murdering his wife.

The accused who was arraigned at the Magistrate court 3, Oke-Eda, Akure, on a count charge of murder, was charged with the killing of his wife, Adesewa Toki, aged 40.

The charge reads, “that you Ojo Toki on 9th day of February, 2013 at about 0600 hours at Ibulesoro village via Akure, in Akure magisterial district, did kill One Adesewa Toki, female, 40 years by firing her with gun and thereby committed an offence contrary to section 316(1) and punishable under section 319 of the criminal code cap.37 volume 1, laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 200”.

After the charge was read to the accused, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Pelumi Adejuwon, announced his presence as the police prosecutor for the case; while Azeez Agbaje told the court that he was the counsel to the accused person.

The Presiding Chief Magistrate, Bukola Kuye, thereafter, ordered the accused person to be remanded at the Olokuta prison facility in Akure since the offence he was charged with is not a bailable one.

She then adjourned the case till April 30 for hearing.

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