Court remands man for killing father in Ondo

A Magistrate Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital, remanded a 23-year-old man, Victor Akinwa, in prison for allegedly killing his father.


Akinwa was arrested for allegedly killing his father, Justis Akinwa with a pestle in November at Basic Road, Idanre in Idanre Local Government Area of the state.


The police prosecutor, Mr Obadasa Ajiboye, said the offences contravene Sections 316 and 319 of the Criminal Code, Cap 37, Vol. 1 Laws of Ondo State of Nigeria, 2006


He urged the court to remand the defendant in a correctional Centre pending advice from the state Director of Public Prosecutions.

The magistrate, Mr Damilola Sekoni, remanded the suspect to the Olokuta Correctional Centre, pending the outcome of advice from the DPP and adjourned the case till March 31, 2022, for mention.

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