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Court remands Ilorin farmer who allegedly murdered mother, brother


A Magistrates’ Court in Ilorin on Wednesday ordered that a farmer, Mufutau Adekola, be remanded in Oke-Kura Correctional Centre for allegedly murdering his mother and brother.

The police charged Adekola with culpable homicide contrary to the provisions of Section 221 of the Penal Code Law.

Magistrate Ibrahim Dasuki, who did not take the plea of Adekola for want in jurisdiction, ordered his remand, pending conclusion of investigation.

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Dasuki adjourned the case until April 25 for further mention.

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Insp Folorunsho Zacheaus, told the court that Adekola attacked his mother, Rafatu and brother, Mukaila while they were sleeping on March 9, at Oke-Ode in Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state.