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Ife Court Remands Ex-Convict for Attempted Murder

By Sodiq  Lawal

A Federal High Court sitting in Ile Ife on Tuesday remanded an ex-convict, Tope Adedayo, in prison for  allegedly attempting to kill one Mr Tolulope Adedimeji.

The Police Prosecutor, Mr Charles Ugwuja, told the court that the accused on May 11 came to the office of the complainant at Moore with dangerous weapons and attempted to kill him.

The charge against the accused reads: “That you, Tope Adedayo on May 11,2017 within the jurisdiction of this court without lawful authority came to  office of one Mr Tolulope Adedimeji at Moore in Ile Ife with dangerous weapons”

“Thus creating a serious security breach within the office premises and obstructing the people on legitimate duty.”

Ugwuja said the offence contravened Section 49(a) of Act, Cap N30 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.

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The accused who was not represented by any counsel pleaded not guilty to the one count charge.

Adebayo told the court that he was released from prisons two weeks ago.

The judge, Justice Deon Okorowo, ordered that the accused to be remanded in Ile Ife prison.

Okorowo adjourned the case till June 29 2017 for hearing.