N70 Palavar: Housewife Docked For Killing Husband


A young woman, Omolayo Rasheed, 18 years who allegedly killed her husband, Afeez Rasheed,  over the N70 (less than half a dollar) daily food allowance, has been arraigned before  the Iyaganku Magistrate’s Court in Ibadan, Oyo State, charged with murder.

In charge sheet number MI/1343C/2010, the police alleged that Omolayo stabbed her husband  to death with a sharp knife.

The charge against her reads: “That you, Omolayo Rasheed (F) on 7 October, 2010 at about  2:05pm at Oloola Compound, Oja-Igbo area, Ibadan, in the Ibadan Magisterial District  stabbed Afeez Rasheed (M), 22, to death with a sharp knife and thereby committed an  offence contrary to and punishable under Section 306, Cap. 30, Vol. 11, Laws of Oyo  State, 2000.”

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The prosecutor, Inspector Oluyemi Eyiaromi, informed the court that the accused was  arrested after the incident.

The presiding magistrate, Mrs. K. Y. Durosaro ordered that the accused be remanded at the  Agodi Prison, pending the determination of her bail on the next adjourned date, 25  October, 2010.

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