Court Remands Killers of UNIBEN Professor

An Egor Chief Magistrate Court in Benin, Edo State, has remanded three persons, who allegedly murdered a Professor in the University of Benin, Prof. Paul Otasowie, in prison custody.
The accused persons are Okhumode Best, Osaze Oghogho, Okoro Junior, and others now at large.
Recall​ that Prof. Otasowie, a lecturer in the Department of Electrical Engineering of UNIBEN, was murdered by the accused persons on October, 4,2017, at No. 5, Alaghodaro Street, off Siluko Road, in Benin, after robbing him of his white Samsung phone.
The prosecution alleged that the accused persons are also members of a secret cult group.
Presiding Chief Magistrate of the Court, Mrs. Patricia Igho Braimah, who declined jurisdiction over the matter, remanded the accused persons in prison custody and the file forwarded to State Director of Public Prosecution​.

Author: News Editor

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