A young woman, Omolayo Rasheed, 18 years who allegedly killed her husband, Afeez Rasheed,Â over the N70 (less than half a dollar) daily food allowance, has been arraigned beforeÂ the Iyaganku Magistrateâ€™s Court in Ibadan, Oyo State, charged with murder.
In charge sheet number MI/1343C/2010, the police alleged that Omolayo stabbed her husbandÂ to death with a sharp knife.
The charge against her reads: â€œThat you, Omolayo Rasheed (F) on 7 October, 2010 at aboutÂ 2:05pm at Oloola Compound, Oja-Igbo area, Ibadan, in the Ibadan Magisterial DistrictÂ stabbed Afeez Rasheed (M), 22, to death with a sharp knife and thereby committed anÂ offence contrary to and punishable under Section 306, Cap. 30, Vol. 11, Laws of OyoÂ State, 2000.â€
The prosecutor, Inspector Oluyemi Eyiaromi, informed the court that the accused wasÂ arrested after the incident.
The presiding magistrate, Mrs. K. Y. Durosaro ordered that the accused be remanded at theÂ Agodi Prison, pending the determination of her bail on the next adjourned date, 25Â October, 2010.