A magistrates’ court in Osogbo, Osun State, on Friday, ordered that two final year students of Adeleke University, Ede, be remanded in prison custody over the alleged murder of a 200 level student.
The victim, identified as Adeyemi Yusuf, was studying Computer Information System at the university before he was allegedly tortured to death.
The charge sheet reads, “That you, Akanbi Ademola Khalyd, and Vera Cruz Anthony Babashola and others now at large on the 27th day of March, 2018 at about 12 hours in Ede Magisterial District sitting in Osogbo conspired among yourselves to commit felony to wit: murder and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 324 of the Criminal Code Cap 34 Volume II, Laws of Osun State of Nigeria, 2002.
He told the court that the defendants unlawfully killed Adeyemi Yusuf, a 200 level student of Computer Information System Department by torturing him to death.
The pleas of the duo were not taken due to the seriousness of the offence.
Magistrate Ayilara ordered that the duo be remanded in Ilesa prison, just as he directed that the case file be duplicated and forwarded to the Department of Public Prosecution (DPP) for legal advice.