Ibadan Lawyer Bags 7 Years Jail Term For Killing Hubby

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Ibadan Lawyer Bags 7 Years Jail Term For Killing Hubby


Yetunde Oyediran has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment for manslaughter after killing her husband, Mr Oyelowo Oyediran in their residence in Ibadan, Oyo State earlier in the year.

Justice Muntar Abimbola of the Oyo State High Court on Monday sentenced Yetunde, a lawyer attached to the Department of Public Prosecution at Oyo State Ministry of Justice.

It will be recalled that the late Mr Oyelowo, a France based businessman  was reportedly killed by his wife, Mrs Yetunde after a fight broke out between them. Prior to Oyelowo’s death, he was earlier injured with a pair of scissors by his wife.

According to Justice Abimbola, the evidence tendendered against the defendant by the couple’s landlord and his wife confirmed that Mrs Yetunde was guilty of murder an was then sentenced to seven years.

Having seen the defendant holding a knife and the defendant had earlier confirmed that she had earlier stabbed her husband with a pair of scissors a day before, I hold that it was the defendant that stabbed the deceased,’’ said the judge.

The incident happened on February 2, 2016, at their residence in Akobo area of Ibadan.

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