Three persons and a pastor have been arraigned for murder before an Osun State Magistrates’ Court, sitting in Osogbo, Osun state.
They were remanded in a custodial centre.
The pastor, Reuben Adetunji, was arraigned with three others in connection with the killing of one Kehinde in the Oke Baale area of Osogbo, were Adewumi Gbadamonsi, Saka Akeem and Rasheed Ajani.
According to the charge sheet, the defendants were said to have “on May 20, 2021, around 2am at Ifeoluwa community, Oke-Baale area, Osogbo, in the Osogbo Magisterial District, did conspire among yourselves to commit a felony, to wit, murder.”
The charge added, “On the same date, time, place and in the aforementioned magisterial district, did unlawfully kill one Kehinde (surname unknown).
“On the same date, time, place and in aforementioned magisterial district, did conspire among yourselves to commit a misdemeanor, to wit, misconduct with regard to corpse and unlawful possession of human parts.”
Arraigned on five counts bordering on conspiracy, murder and possession of human parts, the offences committed were said to be contrary to and punishable under sections 324, 319 and 517 of the Criminal Code Cap. 34 Vol. II Laws of Osun State of Nigeria, 2002.