Suspected Killers of Ibadan Trader Remanded in Prison
An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State on Tuesday the 15 of November 2016 has remanded two men Noah Kehe, 30, and Kàzeem Abodunrin, 35 in Agodi prison for allegedly killing a trader, Olufunke Asaolu.
Chief Magistrate Modinat Àkanni remanded the two suspected murderers pending the receipt of legal advice from the Directorate of Public Prosecution to which the case file had been sent.
Akanni adjourned the case till December 19 for mention.
According to reports from their prosecutors that Kehe and Abodunrin, both of unknown addresses were arraigned before the court on a two-count charge of conspiracy and murder.
The Police Prosecutor, Sunday Ojeleye, told the court that the accused men are alleged to caused the death 57-year-old Asaolu, a popular wine trader who lives at Elewure Area in Ibadan, the Capital of Oyo State.
Ojeleye claimed that the duo shot Asaolu on Sept. 29 at about 9:45pm at her shop situated at Elewure.
He said the act that the two men committed is contrary to Section 316 and 324 and punishable under Section 319 of the Criminal Code Cap 38, Vol II Laws of Oyo State, 2000.
According to reports from the court that if the accused are found guilty, they are liable to face the death sentence.