OGUN COURT FREES SUSPECTED RITUAL KILLER, REMANDS THREE OTHERS IN PRISON

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The  Chief Magistrate , I .O Abudu inAbeokuta,Ogun state capital,  has freed one of the four teenagers acussed of killing and burning the head of a female girlfriend for money ritual .

The magistrate court sitting in Abeokuta on  Monday, said it   based its judgement on the advice by the state Director of Public Prosecution .

Four teenagers ; Balogun Mustakeem, Majekodunmi Soliudeen , Abdulgafa Lukman and Wariz Oladeinde , had been arraigned and remanded in Oba correctional centre in the Obafemi-Owode local government area of the for murder of Sofiat Oke-Owo .

He said he based his judgement on the investigation by the police which proved his innocence in the crime .

The prosecution had alleged that the four teenagers had conspired to kill Oke-Owo who was a girlfriend to Majekodunmi .

The magistrate had also remanded th four teenagers at the Oba centre since February 3, pending the legal advice from DPP.

The matter had been adjourned till April 22 for further hearing of the charges against the three teenagers .

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