An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan, has ordered that Sunday Shodipe, an alleged serial killer, be remanded for killing one Funmilayo Oladeji in Akinyele, Ibadan.
Shodipe also confessed to the killing of five persons, including Barakat, a student of the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, Ibadan.
The Prosecutor, Sgt. Salewa Ahmed Ehike presenting the case told the court that Shodipe on Aug. 13, at about 2:30 p.m in Moniya area of Akinyele Local Government Area world hit one Oladeji with a plank on her forehead which eventually led to her death.
According to him, the offence contravened section 316 and was punishable under section 319 of the Criminal Code Cap 38 Vol.II, Laws of Oyo State 2000.
However, the Senior Magistrate, Mrs Patricia Adetuyibi while delivering judgement did not take the plea of the accused and ordered that he be remanded at Abolongo Correctional Centre, pending advice from the state Ministry of Justice.
She adjourned the case till Oct. 26, for mention.
NAN reports that the accused was arrested alongside others and remanded at a police station.
He, however, escaped from custody and killed another woman on the same day, before he was re-arrested and re-arraigned.