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A 26-year-old man, Toba Afolasade, has been remanded in prison by an Akure Chief Magistrate Court sitting at Oke-Eda, the Ondo State capital, for allegedly killing one Adejoke Olalekan, a 16-year-old girl.
The accused person, who was at the weekend brought before Magistrate Victoria Bob-Manuel is facing a two-count charge of killing and unlawfully having carnal knowledge of the victim.
The police prosecutor, Supol Isah Atanegbe told the court that the accused person committed the offence at about 3:30pm at Idi-Araba camp road, Ijegun via Ile-oluji, Ondo State on June 26,2015.
According to prosecution, the accused person killed Adejoke Olalekan by strangulating her to death while raping her. The plea of the accused person was not taken as no counsel stood for him.
The prosecutor prayed the court for adjournment of the case to enable him send the duplicated case file to the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) for legal advice. He also urged the court to remand the accused person in Olokuta Prison pending the outcome of the advice from DPP. In her ruling, Mrs Bob-Manuel ordered the remand of the accused person in prison and adjourned the case till August 19,2015.

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