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Man Lands In Court Over Murder

Rotimi Agboluaje,Ibadan

The Oyo State Police Command on yesterday arraigned an average-aged man, Abdullahi Musa Jatto, before Chief Magistrate Y.K.Durosaro-Tijani of Magistrate Court One sitting in Iyaganku,Ibadan,the state capital, for allegedly murdering one Abdullahi Jatto.

The Prosecutor, Corpral Folake Ewe,told the court that Musa Jatto allegedly caused the death of the deceased on May 25 at Apata area of Ibadan. The accused person was arraigned on one count charge bordering on murder.

The charge read: “That you Abdullahi Musa Jatto ‘m’ on 25th day of May,20l5,at above 5:30 at Adeoje Estate, Ibadan,in the Ibadan Magisterial District did matchet one Abdullahi Jatto ‘m’ aged 57 years with cutlass on his neck to death and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 3l9 of the Criminal Code Cap.38,Vol. ll,Laws of Oyo State,Nigeria 2000”. The accused person pleaded not guilty but not taken. The case has been adjourned till July 6,20l5 for further hearing.

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