Two men, Olasunkanmi Olarewaju aka ‘Abore’ and Adeniyi Juwon also known as ‘Jboy’ have been remanded in prison.
There were remanded by a Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State for allegedly beating their colleague identified as Abiodun Oyinloye to death.
They were dragged to court on a two-count of criminal conspiracy and culpable homicide contrary to Sections 97 and 221 of the Penal Code.
Police First Information Report revealed that the two accused persons conspired and killed their colleague whom they accused of stealing N65,000 realised from the sale of a substance suspected to be marijuana.
The charge read, “During discreet investigation conducted at SCID Ilorin, it was revealed that you, Olasunkanmi Olarewaju aka Abore ‘m’ conspired with Adeniyi Juwon aka Jboy and attacked Abiodun Oyinloye ‘m’ for stealing N65,000 being the proceeds of dried leave suspected to be Indian hemp which you were selling.
“It was further revealed that you, Olasunkanmi Olarewaju aka Abore ‘m’ after you and Adeniyi Juwon aka Jboy killed Abiodun Oyinloye, you, Olasunkanmi Olarewaju, concealed the deceased’s body in a room within his compound.
“During the investigation, you, Olasunkami Olarewaju aka Abore ‘m’ and Adeniyi Juwon aka Jboy ‘m’ both confessed to having conspired to beat Abiodun Oyinloye ‘m’ to death for stealing N65,000.”
The prosecutor, Gbenga Ayeni, urged the court to remand the suspects to a federal correctional facility in the state pending the conclusion of the investigation.
In his ruling, the presiding Magistrate, Mr M. O. Abayomi, ordered their remand at the Federal Correctional Centre, Mandala, Ilorin.
The case was adjourned till May 11, 2023, for further hearing.