A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Abeokuta has remanded in prison a 27-year-old man, Ahmed Jimoh, for allegedly punching his 18-year-old girlfriend, Omoyeni Oluga,to death.
According to the prosecutor, the accused, Augustine Ozimini, committed the offence on February 3 at about 8.35am at Oke-Itoku in Abeokuta.
The prosecutor stated: “The accused and his girlfriend had a disagreement at the accused residence that led to a fight, which eventually caused the death of the girl.”
The Magistrate, Mr. Emmanuel Adekunte, did not grant the plea of the accused and therefore ordered that he should be remanded in Ibara Prison pending the Director of Public Prosecution’s advice.
The case was adjourned till May 5 for further hearing on the matter.