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Son Stabs Father For Refusing To Give Him Money

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A 23-year- old man, Usman Omidinran, was on Monday arraigned at Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan for attempting to kill his father over failure to meet his monetary demands.

The police charged Omidinran, who resides in Igangan, Oyo State with attempted murder.

The Prosecution Counsel, Insp Olufemi Omilana told the court that on Jan. 24, at about 6. 30pm the suspect attempted to kill his 65-year old father , Jimoh.

Omilana alleged that the suspect stabbed his father with a knife in his abdomen and on his left hand for refusing to give him money.

He said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 320 of the Criminal Code Cap 38, Vol. II, Laws of Oyo State 2000.

The Senior Magistrate, Mrs Munirat Giwa – Babalola, who did not take the plea of Omidinran for lack of jurisdiction.

Giwa-Babalola ordered that he should be remanded in the Nigeria Correction Service in Abolongo, Oyo, pending legal advice from the Oyo State Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).

She adjourned the matter until March 15, for mention.

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