An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates ’ Court, Ibadan , on Tuesday ordered that four men, accused of strangling a woman to death be remanded in Agodi Prisons , pending legal advice .
The Chief Magistrate , Mr Emmanuel Idowu , who did not take the pleas of Dotun Ogunlade , 24 ; Mutiu Ayorinde , 32 ; Samuel Ayorinde , 34 ; and Kehinde Imole , 27 , ordered the police to return the case file to the Oyo State Directorate of Public Prosecutions ( DPP ) .
Idowu , thereafter , adjourned the case until July 23 , for mention .
The Prosecutor , ASP Amos Adewale, told the court that the defendants allegedly conspired to commit the offence .
Adewale said , “ On May 29 , at 10 p . m . , Ogunlade , Ayorinde , and Imole allegedly caused the death of Mrs Bosede Oguntunde , 25 , by strangling her to death .
“ The deceased , a married woman from Ilorin, was alleged to have been a Facebook friend to Ogunlade , a prophet , who invited her to his Igboora residence over her marital problem.
“ On her arrival at Ogunlade ’ s residence, he allegedly gave her an overdose of sleeping drugs and strangulated her to death ; and later cut off her head , two hands and burnt them for money ritual, ” said Adewale.
He said the first defendant and his cohorts allegedly buried her stump in a shallow grave.
Adewale said the offence was committed in Ogboja area , Igboora , Oyo State .
He said the offence contravened the provisions of sections 316 and 324 , and punishable under Section 319 of the Criminal Code Law of Oyo State 2000 .