Kwara State Magistrate Court sitting in Ilorin on Thursday remanded three suspected farm workers in prison custody for allegedly killing their boss, Jamiu Ibrahim,, during an armed robbery operation.
The suspects, Isiaka Sabi, Hassan Bature and Ardo Umaru on June 29 allegedly conspired and killed the farm owner of Idofin Odo-Ashe, Oke-Ero Local Government Area of the state.
It was gathered that Isiaka Sabi was an employee of the deceased.
Police First Information Report (FIR) revealed that the “case was transferred from Oke Ero Divisional Police Headquarters, Ilofa Kwara State to the Criminal Investigation Department, Ilorin for discreet investigation on July 7, 2022.”
The FIR added that one Jamiu Abdulrauf of Ita Asalapa Isale Banni Aloore, Ilorin reported the case at the Oke-Ero police station.FIR report revealed that the suspects killed Ibrahim Jamiu for refusing to give them money.
At the hearing of the case on Thursday, Police Prosecutor, Thomas Adebayo, urged the court to remand the suspects in prison for 21 days pending the outcome of their investigation.In her ruling, Magistrate A Mogaji, said in line with “the Administration of Criminal Justice Law of the state, I hereby order that the suspect be remanded in Oke-Kura Correctional facility.”
She then adjourned the case to September 1 for mention.