An Ekiti State Chief Magistrate Court, sitting in Ado Ekiti has ordered a 55 year old woman, Abereoje Idowu to be remanded in the Nigeria Correction Centre, Ado Ekiti for alleged  offence of conspiracy to murder Abere Olaniyi Olarewaju  in Ilawe Ekiti.

According to the Police prosecutor, Inspector Elijah Adejare, the accused person allegedly  committed the offence  in Ilawe Ekiti on 19th April, 2022.

He explained that  the offence contravene sections 324 and 319 (1) of the Criminal Code Cap C 16, Laws of Ekiti State, 2012.

Inspector Elijah therefore  requested for the order to allow Police complete their investigation and send the duplicate case file of the suspect to office of Director of Public Prosecutions for legal advice.

In his statement to the Police, one of the witnesses said, there was a misunderstanding between the accused person and the deceased, saying Idowu held the deceased cloth and called one of her children Abereoje Ademola now at large who later came with a knife and  stabbed the deceased at back.

RADNIG/IBRAHIM BAMIDELE

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