An Akure Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday remanded 27- year-old Seidu-Shakiru Adeyemi in Olokuta prison for allegedly killing his 25-year-old girlfriend, Khadijat Oluboyo.
DAILY POST had reported that Oluboyo, a 25 year-old final year student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, was found dead at the home of her boyfriend on July 2 in Akure.
The prosecutor, Sgt. Mary Adebayo, told the court that the accused person and others at large conspired together to strangle Khadijat to death and buried her in his room.
She said that the offence was contrary to and punishable under Sections 324 and 316 of the Criminal Code Cap. 37, Vol. I, Laws of Ondo State of Nigeria, 2006.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Victoria Bob-Manuel, ordered the remand of the accused in prison custody pending the receipt of legal advice from the State Director of Public Prosecution.
The Chief Magistrate adjourned the case till Aug. 23 for receipt of the legal advice.