Crime

Father allegedly strangles 11-month-old baby to death, lands in prison in Osun

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An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Wednesday, ordered that a 40-year-old man,  Abiodun Fatunmise, accused of killing his 11-month-old baby, be remanded in prison.

Magistrate Olukunle Owolawi did not take the plea of the defendant on the grounds of lack of jurisdiction .

Owolawi ordered the Prosecution Counsel, ASP  Adebayo Joseph, to duplicate the case file to the office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) for legal advice.

He adjourned the case until June 13, for mention.

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Earlier, Joseph, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on May 6, 2019 at about  8:30 a.m., at Igboya area, Ile-Ife.

Joseph said that the defendant conspired with others, at large to commit offence to wit: Murder.

He said that the defendant strangled an 11- month-old girl to death.

According to him, the offence contravened the provisions of sections 316, 319 (1) and 324 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Osun, 2002.(NAN)

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