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Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, ordered a 32-year-old labourer, Igwe Sunday, who allegedly raped and killed a 59-year-old woman, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.

The Prosecution Counsel, Insp. Olubalogun Lawrence told the court that the defendant committed his offence on May 28 at 9 a.m. in Ikija Village, Obada Oko Town, Abeokuta 👉 NAN reports.

Lawrence alleged that the defendant raped and strangled Taiwo to death on her farm.

He said the offence contravened the provisions of sections 324, 316 and 319 of the Criminal Law of Ogun, 2006.

Ruling, the Magistrate, Mr Olakunleyin Oke, who did not take Sunday’s plea , ordered the police to return the case file to the Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP)

Oke adjourned the case until Sept 24 for more investigations.

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