Court Refers Suspected Internet Scammer Who Allegedly Killed Police Officer

An Ekiti State Court of First Instance in Ado Ekiti ordered the preventive detention of an alleged internet scammer, Opeyemi Ayeni, for allegedly murdering a police officer, Olakunle Adeeko. The magistrate’s order was in response to a remand request from the Nigerian Correctional Service suspect, Ado Ekiti, for the offence. Mr. Ayeni’s car allegedly hit the officer in the Okesa area of ​​Ado Ekiti. Mr. Adeeko was hospitalized and later died. In his ruling, Justice Dolamu Kay-Williams said: “I found the prosecutor’s request for the defendant’s pre-trial detention to be genuine. The defendant is hereby ordered remanded in custody at the Nigerian Correctional Facility, Ado Ekiti.” Police Prosecutor Samson Osobu said the remand of the accused in the custody of the Nigerian Correctional Service will allow the police to complete their investigation. He added that the duplicate of the file will also be sent to the Directorate of the Public Ministry for legal advice. According to the charge, the defendant was reasonably suspected of having committed the murder of a police officer, Adeeko Olakunle, in the Okeyinmi area of ​​Ado Ekiti on May 15, 2022, in contravention of section 234 of the Criminal Laws of the Ekiti state, 2021. ”I’m on internet fraud, also known as Yahoo. I was coming from the Adebayo area of ​​Ado Ekiti that day, I hit the deceased around Okeyinmi street, when he was trying to cross to the other side of the street,” the confessional statement credited to the defendant read. “He was rushed to the hospital where he died.” The case was adjourned until July 13, 2022, by mention. SEE: Governor Yahaya Bello’s roadmap to Hope 2023 Read More Related News Here Let here it in the comment below if you do have an opinion on this; Court Refers Suspected Internet Scammer Who Allegedly Killed Police Officer