A 23-year-old man, Vincent Awonugba, who allegedly killed his 68-year-old grandmother, Florence Olaoye, has been remanded in prison by a Magistrate court in Akure, Ondo state.
Man Kill His Grandmother
Awonugba was arrested on August 6 on the allegation that he stabbed the deceased to death over food at her home in Labata Orimolade, Ondo town.
During his arraignment before the court on a one-count charge of murder, Police prosecutor, Abdulateef Suliaman, told the court that the defendant stabbed the victim on her neck during an argument about the rate of food consumption and his suspicious movement.
Sulaiman stated that the offence contravenes Sections 316 and 319 of the Criminal Code, Cap. 37, Vol. 1 Laws of Ondo State of Nigeria, 2006.
The police prosecutor prayed the court to remand the defendant to a correctional centre pending legal advice from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
During interrogation, Sulaiman claimed to be innocent of the crime, adding that the neighbours intentionally linked him to his grandmother’s death because they knew they were always at loggerheads.
The trial magistrate, Tope Aladejana, in his ruling, ordered the remand of the defendant at the Olokuta correctional centre pending advice from the DPP and adjourned the case till September 27, 2022.
KanyiDaily had also reported how a 25-year-old man, Naziru Magaji, was arrested for killing an 80-year-old grandmother, Habiba Abubakar, and dumping her body inside a well in Kano