An Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan, on Wednesday ordered the remand of one Olumide Monday, 44, in a correctional facility over alleged murder.

Monday, whose residential address was not provided, was charged with the murder of Usman Bala, 35.

The Magistrate, Mr Olaolu Olanipekun, however, did not take the plea of the defendant for want of jurisdiction.


He directed the police to return the case file to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for legal advice.

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He, thereafter, adjourned the case till March 27 for mention.

Earlier, the Prosecutor, Mr. Philip Amusan told the court that the defendant allegedly committed the offence on Feb. 1, at 11:00 a.m, at Iwo road area, Ibadan.

Amusan alleged that Monday unlawfully caused the death of Bala by stabbing him in the buttocks.


He said the offence contravened Section 319 of the Criminal Laws of Oyo State, 2000.