Photo: Woman who killed her husband in Ibadan appears in court, case transferred to Ibadan high court
Yewande Oyediran, the Ibadan-based lawyer who allegedly killed her
husband, Lowo Oyediran, at their Akobo residence in Ibadan on February
2nd, appeared before the Chief Magistrate’s Court in Iyaganku, Oyo state
yesterday February 16th.
At the brief hearing of the case, Amos Adewale, the police officer
investigating the case, informed the Chief Magistrate in charge of the
case, Kehinde Durosaro-Tijani that based on legal advice from Department
of Public Prosecution (DPP), the Magistrate’s court lacked the
jurisdiction to hear the case and so the case should be transferred to
the state High court.
The Chief Magistrate adjourned the case till March 1st and Yewande was
taken back to Agodi prison where she has been locked up since the attack