An Osun State High Court sitting in Ikirun, on Thursday, condemned two men to death by hanging for killing one Rofiat Adebisi, who at the hour of her demise was an understudy of the Osun State University, Osogbo.
Giving his judgment in the preliminary that kept going very nearly two and half years, Justice Oyejide Falola, said 25-year-old Elijah Oyebode and Jelili Raji, otherwise known as Ifa, 35, ought to be hanged after he saw them as blameworthy of killing the undergrad.
The convicts were first summoned on November 14, 2017, close by one Yusuf Ajibade on three tallies verging on scheme to carry out homicide and murder in opposition to areas 324 and 316, and culpable under segments 319 and 322 of the Criminal Code, Cap.3, Laws of Osun State, 2002.
The arraignment group called five observers and offered shows under the watchful eye of the court, while the denounced affirmed for themselves.
Giving the realities of the issue, the lead indictment counsel, Kareem Adekilekun, who showed up with Kemi Oyolola for the Ministry of Justice, said on December 22, 2016, Rofiat, a 400-level understudy of UniOsun, Ipetu-Ijesa grounds, boarded a vehicle driven by Oyebode and disappeared.
Be that as it may, a day after, Rofiat’s dead body was found by the Egbeda/Iragbiji Road.
Following examination by the police, Ajibade was captured for selling the perished’s iPhone to one Kolapo Quadri on the guidelines of Oyebode.
At the point when caught, Oyebode asserted that Raji contracted him to get a woman with the guide of an appeal he gave him, which would make the casualty to comply with all guidelines given to her.
Oyebode said Raji paid him N10,000 to carry the casualty to his altar, including that he hit Rofiat with the appeal, while she was placing her gear in the vehicle.
Giving proof, a cop from the Homicide Section of State Criminal Investigation Department, Adeyeye Simon, told the court that Oyebode, a business driver employing the Akure-Owena Road, took Rofiat to Raji house’s after he had intercourse with her.
He likewise asserted that Rofiat passed on at Raji’s home, while Oyebode helped him to dump her remaining parts out and about.
Another observer, Olatomiwa Alade, from the Department of the State Services, said the expired’s telephone was followed to Quadri, who asserted that he got it from Ajibade.
The insight for the charged, Suleiman Bello, asked the court to be tolerant on his customers.
In his judgment, Justice Falola saw Oyebode and Raji as liable of homicide and intrigue, and condemned them to death by hanging.
The court, in any case, released and cleared Ajibade on the checks of homicide and trick, however condemned him to two years in jail for accepting taken property.