In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 10th, June, 2020

Drama In Ondo Courtroom As Prosecutor Tenders 2 Human Skulls As Proof Towards Grave Diggers

Drama In Ondo Court As Prosecutor Tenders 2 Human Skulls As Evidence Against Grave Diggers

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Photograph credit score: SaharaReporters

There was drama on Tuesday on the Magistrates Courtroom sitting in Akure when two human skulls had been introduced in as  “displays” in opposition to some grave diggers by the prosecutor, SaharaReporters reviews.

The 2 suspects – Mr Adewale Abiodun (40) and Mr Abel Olomofe (45)–were dragged earlier than the Magistrates Courtroom by the police after they had been apprehended by residents.

Each males had been caught final month at a cemetery in Imafon, Akure South Native Authorities Space the place they had been severing human corpses on the grave.

On the listening to on Tuesday monitored by SaharaReporters, the 2 human skulls had been introduced out from nylon as proof to show the case in opposition to the 2 accused males, thereby inflicting some stir within the courtroom.

The 2 males had been arraigned on three counts of conspiracy, illegal possession, and indecently tampering with a corpse.

Their offence was stated to be opposite to and punishable beneath sections 516, 329 and 242 of the Legal Legal guidelines of Ondo State, 2006.

The Police Prosecutor, Mr Uloh Goodluck, stated the offence dedicated by the 2 accused was topic to bail however prayed the courtroom to permit him ahead the case file to the workplace of the Director of Public Prosecution, (DPP) for recommendation.

Messrs. Femi Adetoye and Jide Agboola, each counsel representing the defendant, had earlier sought an utility to bail the accused individuals pending their trial on the crime.

Additionally they reminded the courtroom of its promise on the final sitting to contemplate the bail utility for the defendants.

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In his ruling, Justice of the Peace Tope Aladejana stated the bail order had not but matured and thereafter granted the request sought by the prosecutor to ship the case file of the accused to the DPP workplace for authorized recommendation.

He famous that the end result of the recommendation would decide if their bail utility could be thought-about by the courtroom.

Whereas ordering the return of the 2 accused again to the police custody, the Chief Justice of the Peace adjourned their case until June 19, 2020.

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