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Court remands man for allegedly killing his daughter

An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, ordered that a 28-year-old-man, Dare Audu, being accused of murdering his daughter, be remanded pending legal advice.

The police charged Audu with murder.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr Bankole Oluwasanmi, did not take Audu’s plea for want in jurisdiction.

The magistrate directed the police to return the case file to the Director of Public Prosecution for legal advice.

He adjourned the case until March 23 for mention.

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Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Insp Oriyomi Akinwale told the court that Audu committed the offence on Feb.19 in Ilawe-Ekiti.

Akinwale alleged that the defendant murdered his six-year-old child.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of Section 319(1) of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ekiti State, 2012.

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