Court remands sales rep for alleged murder of female colleague

An Iyaganku Family Court in Ibadan on Thursday ordered the remand of a sales representative, Opeyemi Oginni, 18, be remanded in Agodi Correctional facility for alleged murder of his female colleague.

The police charged Oginni with murder.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Patricia Adetuyibi, who did not take the plea of Oginni for want in  jurisdiction ordered his remand at Agodi Correctional facility, Agodi, Ibadan.

Adetuyibi, adjourned the matter until Feb. 9, for mention.

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Insp Folake Ewe told the court that Oginni, on Nov. 5, at about 9a.m at Ipapo area, Okaka, in Oyo State caused the death of his colleague, a 15-year-old girl.

She said the suspect and others were hawkers of the ”New Life” supplement.

The police said that Oginni found a gun on the road and shot at  his colleague, injured her in the thigh which led to her death.

The offence, she said, contravenes Section 316 and  is punishable under Section 319 of the Criminal Code Laws of Oyo State 2000. (NAN)

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