Barber remanded for killing father with pestle in Ondo
23-year-old barber, Victor Akinwa, has ben remanded in prison for allegedly killing his father with a pestle in November at Basic Road, in Idanre Local Government Area of Ondo State.
The police prosecutor, Obadasa Ajiboye, told the court that the defendant hit his father, Justus Akinwa, with a pestle on his head which resulted in the death of the deceased.
Ajiboye said the offences contravene Sections 316 and 319 of the Criminal Code, Cap 37, Vol. 1 Laws of Ondo State of Nigeria, 2006
He urged the court to remand the defendant in a correctional Centre pending advice from the state Director of Public Prosecutions.
The magistrate, Damilola Sekoni, remanded the suspect to the Olokuta Correctional Centre, pending the outcome of advice from the DPP.
Sekoni adjourned the case till March 31, 2022, for mention.
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