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Man Remanded For Allegedly Killing Mother

Admin 28-Sep-2021 Nigeria_News



A 25-year-old man, Solomon Ochafi has been ordered to be  remanded in the Abolongo Correctional facility for allegedly killing his mother.

Ochafi is facing charge bothering on culpable homicide.

Chief Magistrate Olaide Hamzat did not take Ochafi’s plea for want in jurisdiction to entertain the matter.

The Chief Magistrate however directed the police to transfer the case file to the Director of Public Prosecutions for legal advice.

He later adjourned the matter until Nov. 23 for mention.

Addressing the court earlier, the Prosecutor, Insp Opeyemi Olagunju said that Ochafi in August, caused the death of his mother, Elizabeth,50.

Olagunju said said that Ochafi returned home from work and asked his mother for food but the mother told him there was no food in the house.

Infuriated by this, the accused was alleged to have pushed his mother against the wall, which caused her death.

He said the offence contravened the provisions of Sections 316 and 319 of the Criminal Code Cap 38 Vol.II, Laws of Oyo State 2000.

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