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Court remands prophet, others for strangling woman to death

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The Iyaganku Chief Magistrates Court, Ibadan, on Tuesday ordered that a 24-year-old suspect named Ogunlade and his accomplices accused of strangling a woman to death be remanded in Agodi Prison.

The Prosecutor, ASP Amos Adewale, told the court that the defendants allegedly conspired to kill 25-year-old Mrs Bosede Oguntunde on May 29 in Ogboja area, Igboora, Oyo State.

The deceased from Ilorin, was alleged to have been a Facebook friend to one of the suspects, Ogunlade, a prophet, who invited her to his Igboora residence over her marital problem.

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On her arrival at Ogunlade’s residence, he allegedly gave her an overdose of sleeping drugs and strangulated her to death.

He later, allegedly cut off her head, two hands and burnt them for money ritual.

Adewale added that the first defendant and his cohorts allegedly buried her stump in a shallow grave.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr Emmanuel Idowu, who did not take the pleas the defendants ordered the police to return the case file to the Oyo State Directorate of Public Prosecutions.

Idowu, thereafter, adjourned the case until July 23, for further mention.

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