Court remands man for stabbing father -in-law


A 43-year old man, Tunde Odedo, has been remanded by the Abeokuta Margistrate court mmfor allegedly stabbing his father-in-law on the head with a bottle, pending bail perfection

Oódedo, whose address was not provided, is charged with two counts of conspiracy and assault.

Magistrate O.A. Akamo-Oyede, who did not take the plea of Odedo, admitted him to bail in the sum of N 50,000 with one surety in like sum.

Akamo-Oyede adjourned the case until November 23 for mention.

he Prosecution Counsel, Inspector Evelyn Motim, told the court that Odedo committed the offence on October 30 about 7:50pm at Abule Ijaye, along Ayetoro road in Abeokuta

Motim said Odedo stabbed Adebayo Adeoye, his wife’s father on his head with a broken bottle.

She said Odedo was invited to intervene in a marital problem and he conspired with others, at large to beat and assault his inlaws.

added that some of the in-laws also kained injury.

She said the offence contravenes the provisions of  sections 516 and 355 of the Criminal Code Laws of Ogun 2006.

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