An Ado-Ekiti Magistrate’s Court on Monday ordered the remand of a security man, Oluwatuyi Alake, 45, in prison custody over alleged murder of his lover.
The Police Prosecutor, Sgt. Monica Ikebuilo, told the court that the accused committed the crime on October 30 at Ojuoro Street, Stadium road at Ijero-Ekiti.
She alleged that the accused, on the said date, had sexual intercourse with the deceased which made her unconscious and led to her death.
According to her,the accused later dumped the body of the deceased in the bush to cover up his deed.
She said the offence Contravened Section 319 of the Criminal Code, Cap C 16,Laws of Ekiti State. 2012.
Monica added that she had duplicated his case file and sent to the office of the Director of Public Prosecution for legal advice.
The plea of the accused was not taken as his counsel, Mr Busuyi Ayorinde, sought for a short date of adjournment pending the outcome of DPP legal advice.
Magistrate Omolola Akosile consequently remanded the accused in prison custody and adjourned the case till December 15 for further hearing.