Timothy Adegoke: Trial Of Adedoyin,Others Begins Thursday In Osun State

Trial of the owner of Hiltons, hotel,Ile-ife,Osun state, Dr Ramon Adedoyin and others arrested in relation to the death of a post graduate student of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Timothy Adegoke,will kickstart on tomorrow in Osogbo.

Adedoyin and Adedeji Adesola, Magdalene Chiefuna,Adeniyi Aderogba and others have been arraigned before Federal High Court in Abuja on counts bordering on conspiracy, unlawful interfernce with a dead body, altering and intent to destroy evidence and man slaughter.

But counsel to the family of the deceased, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, had written to the Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba, asking that the matter be returned to Osun State, where the crime was allegedly committed.

Upon return to court on February 7, the prosecutor withdrew the matter.

The defendants were expected to appear before an Osun State High Court, sitting in Osogbo.

Speaking with our correspondent on Wednesday, spokesperson of Osun Police Command, Yemisi Opalola, also said the trial would commence on Thursday.

Opalola said, “I wouldn’t know if they are around or not, but I know the matter will begin tommorow (today Thursday).”

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