In Ekiti, Son Kills Father, Dumps Corpse In Bush

An Ekiti State Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ado Ekiti District, Ekiti State, has ordered the remand of one Sunday Obasuyi and two of his accomplices for the kidnapping and killing of an 82-year-old man, Michael Obasuyi, in the state.

The defendants, Sunday Obasuyi, 42, Akinniyi Ojo, 51, and Sunday Bobade, 51, are facing three-count of conspiracy, kidnapping and murder.

The police prosecutor, Inspector Akinwale Oriyomi, alleged that the Sunday and his accomplices conspired and kidnapped the 82-year-old Obasuyi before killing and burying him in the bush.

Oriyomi said, “On February 1, around 11am in Agbado Ekiti, they conspired and kidnapped Obasuyi. They also murdered him and dug the ground to bury him. It was after some weeks that the police combed the bush and saw the deceased body.”
He said, “The offences contravened Sections 280, 279 and 234 of the Criminal Laws of Ekiti State.”

The prosecutor urged the court to remand the defendants to a correctional centre pending legal advice from the office of the Director of Public Prosecution.

The Chief Magistrate, Bankole Oluwasanmi, ordered the remand of the defendants in the correctional centre pending issuance of legal advice and adjourned the case till April 24 for mention.

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