Court Remands 11 Persons Over Alleged Kidnap, Killing Of Fuel Station Owner, Two Others In Igboora


By; BAYO AKAMO,, Ibadan

Eleven accused persons have been ordered to be remanded by an  Oyo State Chief Magistrates’ Court, sitting in Ibadan, over the alleged kidnap and death of a woman  fuel station owner and  two young girls in Igboora town 

The 11 accused persons were on Tuesday arraigned before the court by the Oyo State Police command on a seven-count charge, bordering on conspiracy, kidnapping, causing death and unlawful dispossession of cell phone..

Arraigning them before the court ,  the Police Prosecutor gave the identity of the accused persons as Abubakar Idris, 23; Rabiu Usman, 22; Umar Usman, 22; Usman Saliu, 20; Sahibu Idi, 24; Tiamiyu Isah, 55; Rasak Ramon, 45 and Kate Mohammed, 25. Umar Ahmadu,30; Kabiru Adamu, 25 and Muhammadu Abdullahi, 25.

However the court did not take the plea of the eleven accused persons to the seven count charge while the Chief Magistrate, Mrs O. A. Akande ordered that the accused persons be remanded at the Abolongo correctional facility, in Oyo town  pending the outcome of the case file from Oyo State Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP).

Chief Magistrate Akande then  adjourned the case till May 4, for hearing.


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