A suspected internet fraudster who allegedly killed his girlfriend and used her for money ritual couldn’t hold back tears after being remanded in prison.
Adeyemi Alao, alleged to be a yahoo-boy broke down in tears after being remanded in prison for allegedly killing his girlfriend for money ritual.
The suspect was arraigned before Akure Magistrates Court in Ondo, state capital on Monday and was ordered to be remanded in prison.
The girlfriend, Adenike Khadijat Oluboyo was found dead in his house.
Adeyemi was accused of killing Khadijat, the daughter a former deputy governor of Ondo State, Alhaji Lasisi Oluboyo.
Khadijat, a 400-level student of the Department of Educational Management, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, was said to be Adeyemi’s girlfriend.
Adeyemi and two other accomplices, who were said to be at large, allegedly killed Khadijat in Adeyemi’s room.
After killing the ex-deputy governor’s daughter, Adeyemi allegedly buried the corpse in a shallow grave inside his room in the Aratusin area of Akure before he was arrested seven days later.
The accused was arraigned on Monday on two counts of conspiracy and murder.
During the court proceedings, the police prosecutor, Sergeant Mary Adebayo, made an application for the remand of the accused in custody pending legal advice from the Department of Public Prosecutions.
The defence counsel, Taiwo Gbadebo, did not object to the application of the prosecutor.
The magistrate, Mrs Victoria Bob-Manuel, ordered that Adeyemi be remanded in custody pending when the legal advice would come from the DPP.
She adjourned the case till August 23, 2018.