An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting at Ibadan on Tuesday remanded a 50- year old man, Fatai Busari, in Agodi prison for allegedly causing the death of his concubine.Busari allegedly drank herbal aphrodisiac before having sex with 48-year-old Sadiat Adejuwon.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Abiona Richard, ordered the remand of Busari at Agodi prison, pending legal advice from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions.
She adjourned the case till Nov. 30 for mention.
Busari of Asaka area of Ibadan was arraigned on a one- count charge of causing death.
The Prosecutor, Cpl. Salewa Hammed, told the court that Busari on Oct. 10, at about 3.00p.m. at Asaka area, Ibadan, unlawfully caused the death of one Sadiat Adejuwon, 48.
Hammed said the death of Adejuwon occurred while Busari was having carnal knowledge of her in his house.
He said, “Busari and the deceased woman worked as casual workers cleaning the street and they were dating.
“On the fateful day, Busari drank herbal concoction to boost his manhood before sleeping with her.
“It was afterwards that he realised that something was amiss when he noticed blood flowing out of her private part.
“She later died at the spot and he raised alarm.”
Hammed said that the offence committed contravened section 316 and was punishable under section 319 of the Criminal Code, Cap 38, Vol. II, Laws of Oyo State, 2000.
If Busari is found guilty of the offence, he will face death sentence.