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Just In: Suspected Killer Of Ex-CBN’s Staff, Family Members Remanded In Prison

A Magistrate Court, sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State, has ordered the remand of suspected killers of Abeokuta couple, Kehinde and Bukola Fatinoye and their only surviving son, Oreoluwa in prison custody for sixty days.

The suspected killers, Adekanbi Lekan, Odetola Ahmed and Adeniyi Waheed were remanded in Oba correctional center, while their accomplices, Fadairo Temitope and Adekanbi Adenike, the girlfriend and mother of the mastermind, Lekan, were remanded in Ibara Correctional Center.

The suspected buyers of a vehicle stolen from the deceased compound, Owolaja Anuoluwapo and Usman Azeez, were also remanded in Oba prison for 60 days.

They were docked before the court on an 11-count charge bordering on murder, conspiracy to commit felony, arson, stealing, escape from lawful authority, amongst others.

According to the Chief Magistrate, Chief Magistrate Esther Idowu, the sixty days remand order was pending the legal advice of the Department of Public Prosecution, DPP.

Although, the accused persons were not allowed to take their pleas because of the nature of the case, an application for remand was however moved by Oluwatosin Jackson, the Prosecuting counsel.

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