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Iskilu Wakili, 3 others charged for murder, kidnapping

Iskilu Wakili
Iskilu Wakili

A Magistrate’s Court sitting in Iyaganku, Ibadan, the Oyo State capital has remanded the Ibarapa-based herdsman, Abdullahi Iskilu Wakili in Abolongo Correctional Facility in Oyo town.

The 77-year-old Wakili was recently arrested by men of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) for alleged kidnapping, destruction of farms and other offences.

The court remanded Wakili along his sons, Abu, 45 and Samaila, 27, as well as Aliyu Manu, 20, after charging them with six counts bordering on conspiracy, murder, kidnapping and armed robbery.

Chief Magistrate Emmanuel Idowu, who did not take plea of the suspects for want of jurisdiction, adjourned the matter till May 17.

Idowu ordered the police to return the case file to the Oyo State Directorate of Public Prosecution.


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