Man Threatens To Kill Mom, Sister


An Ilorin Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday remanded a 31-year old man, Abraham Aina, in prison custody over a threat to kill his mother, Mrs. Maria Aina and sister.

Maria reported the matter to the police on June 27, the Prosecutor, CPL Sanni Abdulahi told the court. Abdulahi said the suspect threatened to kill his mother and sister, Oluwaseyi Aina, because they advised him not sell his late brother’s property. He said the suspect warned the sister not to enter the house she rented, adding that during police investigation, Abdulahi confessed that he had arranged twice to kill his mother and sister. Abdulahi pleaded not guilty to the charge and the prosecutor urged the court to remand him in prison to enable the police to complete investigation in the matter.

The Magistrate, Sakirat Olanipekun, ordered the accused to be remanded at the Federal Prisons, Ilorin, and adjourned the case till July 12 for mention.


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