A 25-year-old man, Solomon Ochadi has allegedly killed his mother for refusing to give him food in Oyo State.
Ochadi was arraigned on Tuesday by the police before Justice Olaide Hamzat for one count charge of murder.
The police prosecutor, Inspector Olagunju Opeyemi, told the court that the accused person pushed his mother to the wall over food and the woman died.
The police officer said the man was arrested in August around Jerusalem area in Ojoo, Ibadan.
Olagunju explained that Solomon had requested food from the deceased after returning from farm.
He got angry and pushed the deceased against the wall when she said there was no food at home.
He added that Solomon went ahead to dig a grave behind their house and buried the woman before his younger ones who saw the incident alerted the police and he was arrested.
The prosecutor said the offence is contrary to Section 316 and punishable under Section 319 of the Criminal Code, Cap 38, Vol II, Laws of Oyo State of Nigeria, 2000.
The Magistrate, Justice Olaide Hamzat, did not take the plea of the suspect stating that the court lacked jurisdiction over the case.
The judge ordered that the case file and evidence be forwarded to the Oyo State Directorate of Public Prosecution for legal advice.
Justice Hamzat subsequently
adjourned the case to 23rd of November, 2021 for mention.
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