Timothy Adegoke: Court Remands Adedoyin, 6 Others In Prison Over OAU Student’s Death
- The high court in Osogbo, Osun state, has taken a firm and stern position on the alleged inolvement of Prince Rahman Adedoyin in the death of Timothy Adegoke
- During a sitting on Thursday, March 3, the court ordered that Adedoyin and six other suspects be remanded in a prison
- There have been confirmed claims that the last place the OAU student was found before his death was Hilton Hotel where the prince is a chairman
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Osogbo, Osun - Prince Rahman Adedoyin and six other suspects were on Thursday, March 3, remanded in prison by an Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo over the controvertialdeath of Timothy Adegoke, an OAU student.
The last place Adegoke was said to have lodged before his demise was Hilton Hotel, Ile-Ife, Osun, owned chaired by Prince Adedoyin, Leadership reports.
The court's verdict onAdedoyin and other suspects was read on Thursday during a sitting presided over by Justice Oyebola Adepele-Ojo
The convicted persons are to be remanded at the Ilesa correctional facility.
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As reported by The Cable, the suspects are Adegoke, Adedeji Adesola, Magdalene Chiefuna, Adeniyi Aderogba, Oluwale Lawrence, Oyetunde Kazeem, and Adebayo Kunle.
Trial of suspected killers of OAU student, Adedoyin, 6 others begins
Meanwhile, there was heavy security presence at the Osun state High Court Oke-Fia, Osogbo via Government House on Thursday morning as the trial of Adedoyin and six staff commenced over alleged involvement in the mysterious death of Adegoke.
Ane armoured personnel carrier was stationed in front of the Court as three other police patrol vans were also stationed at the entrance of the Court.
Security operatives were at the entrance of the Court, checking all the people entering the premises.
The trial today
At 8am, the entrance of the court opposite the government house, along Ilobu road, has been heavily policed.
The defendants were due to appear at court 1, where Osun state Chief Judge, Adepele Ojo, would preside over the matter.
In anticipation of the crowd that may storm the court to witness the trial, the main gate of the premises of the High Court was manned by many heavily armed policemen and some plainclothes security men, suspected to be operatives of State Security Service.