An Ado-Ekiti Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday ordered that a female hairdresser and  three others be remanded in Ado-Ekiti prison for allegedly beating one Saliu Adams  to death during a fight.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the four accused were alleged to have  committed the act with pieces of logs, which they used to beat Adams to death.

According to the charge sheet, the accused, Ojo Dada, 45, Lateef Bamisile, 21,  Emmanuel Baba, 27 and a female, Abosede Amidu, 25 are being charged with felony and  murder.

The Police Prosecutor, Mr. Anthony Jayeola, told the court that the accused persons  had on Sept. 29, at about 6.30 p.m. during a fight with the deceased, used a log of  wood to beat him until he died.

Jayeola said that the defendant thereby committed felony, which is punishable under  Section 319 of the Criminal Code, Cap.30, Vol. 2, Laws of Ondo State of Nigeria,  1978.

The prosecutor urged the court to remand the accused persons in prison custody to  await the conclusion of investigations and while awaiting legal advice from the  Ministry of Justice.

Counsel to the accused persons, Mr. Emmanuel Adetifa, appealed to the court to grant  them bail, pending the conclusion of investigations.

In his ruling, Chief Magistrate R.A. Adegboye ordered that the accused persons be  remanded in prison custody, while the court awaits legal advice from the office of  the Director for Public Prosecution.

Adegboye then adjourned the case to 19 November.

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