Ibadan Murder: Yewande Stabbed Her Husband, Says Landlord
The hearing of the case of Mrs. Yewande Oyeniran, a state counsel with the Department of Public Prosecution, Oyo State, who allegedly stabbed her husband, Adelowo Oyediran, a property manager who lived in Grenoble, France, to death in Akobo area of Ibadan, Oyo State resumed on Tuesday the 6th of December 2016. Yewande Oyeniran had been in prison custody in Agodi prison since February 2016.
The owner of the house where Oyediran was alleged to have killed her husband, Chief Akinpelu Adelodun told the Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan that the suspect stabbed her husband during an argument.
Three witnesses were presented by the prosecution at the resumed hearing, including Chief Akinpelu Adelodun, who was the couple’s landlord in Ibadan.
Adelodun told Justice Muktar Abimbola that he was at the apartment of the couple when the argument became ugly and that he made an attempt to calm them down. He said Yewande was insistent that she would injure her husband. The landlord told the court that the misunderstanding continued overnight till around 3 am and that at a point, Yewande became calm.
He said he was, however, surprised to hear a noise around 6 am same day.
Earlier, Adelodun had said a cheque issued in his name as the transport fare from his house to appear in court should be returned.
Adelodun was alleged to have requested his transport fare before he would appear in court, however, He denied the allegation, saying that he did not instruct anyone to make the demand on his behalf.