Court remands Yahoo Boys, Herbalist who Tried to Kill a girl for ritual in Ekiti – Globalgistng
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Court remands Yahoo Boys, Herbalist who Tried to Kill a girl for ritual in Ekiti

An Ekiti State Chief Magistrate Court in Ado Ekiti has remanded two internet fraudsters, otherwise known as Yahoo Boys for attempting to kill a girl for ritual in Ikere Ekiti in Ekiti State.

It was gathered that a yahoo Boy identified as Afolabi Oluwatimilehin on last Wednesday, February 2 was attempted to kill a commercial s-x worker in a brothel at Ikere Ekiti for ritual.

It was gathered that Oluwatimilehin called a call girl around 8:55p.m to meet him somewhere along Ise Ekiti Road, Ikere Ekiti and on getting there, she met him as agreed, they were going together, suddenly, Timilehin moved back and held her neck from the back until she became unconscious, after some time, she regained consciousness.

Meanwhile, an Ekiti State Chief Magistrate Court in Ado Ekiti has granted an ex parte motion brought before it, to remand Afolabi Oluwatimilehin, 19, and Mustapha Kehinde, 19 in the Nigerian Correctional Centre, Ado Ekiti for 30 days.

The Police Prosecutor, Inspector Oriyomi Akinwale, said remanding the defendants will allow police to complete their investigation and forward the duplicate case file to the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for legal advice.

In her statement to the police, the victim said she is a commercial s-x worker in a brothel at Ikere Ekiti, the 1st defendant is her customer, on that day, he called her around 8:55p.m to meet him somewhere along Ise Ekiti Road, Ikere Ekiti, on getting there, she met him as agreed, they were going together, suddenly, Timilehin moved back and held her neck from the back until she became unconscious, after some time, she regained consciousness with blood gushing out of her mouth, she left the spot and later rescued by some passersby.

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Timilehin was later arrested and mentioned Kehinde Mustapha as his herbalist.

According to the charge, the defendants on February 2, 2022, in Ikere Ekiti conspired and attempted to murder one 23-year-old Simon Blessing, contrary to Section 516 and 320 of the Criminal Code, Cap. C16, Laws of Ekiti State, 2012.

In his ruling, Chief Magistrate Bankole Oluwasanmi said, ‘’The 1st and 2nd defendants are to be taken to the Nigerian Correctional Centre, Ado Ekiti and be remanded there for a period of 30 days, commencing from today 10/02/2022,’’ he concluded.

The case has been adjourned to 10/03/2022 for mention.

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