A Magistrates’ Court in Ilorin, Kwara State, has ordered the remand of two individuals, Olasunkanmi Olarewaju aka ‘Abore’ and Adeniyi Juwon aka ‘Jboy’, for allegedly murdering his colleague, Abiodun Oyinloye.
They were charged with criminal conspiracy and culpable homicide in violation of Penal Code Sections 97 and 221.
According to the Police First Information Report, the two accused conspired and murdered their colleague, whom they accused of stealing N65,000 from the sale of a material thought 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.
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