An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered that a man, Abdullahi Ali, accused of allegedly murdering his mistress’ husband, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice from the Office of the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
The incident took place in Bawagana Camp of Baruteen Local Government Area of Kwara State.
Malik Mogaji, the Magistrate refused to take the plea of Ali and ordered that he remained in Oke-kura Prison, Ilorin.
The magistrate adjourned the case until June 17 for further mention.
The Prosecutor, Sgt. Adebayo Thomas told the court that Ali was arrested on April 26, due to the information received, that he entered, Salleh Zakariyau’s house and stabbed him to death.
Thomas equally stated that Ali, had conspired with one Umaru, who helped him to carry out the offence.
He said that the deceased had initially warned Ali to stay clear of his wife and this led to his death.
In addition, he stated that the alleged offence was contrary to the provisions of Sections 97 and 221 of Penal Code Law.