An Ilorin Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday ordered that the 13 suspected killers of the Olukoro of Koro in Ekiti local Government area of Kwara, Oba Olusegun Aremu should be remanded at Federal Correctional Centre.

The suspects were arraigned on a four-count charge of criminal conspiracy, culpable homicide, kidnapping and giving false information.

The suspects are Godwin Jacob, Olowofela Oyebanji, Adefalolu Ayodele, Tewasie Francis, Babatunde Samuel, Godwin Joseph, Issa Number and Miracle Solomon,

Others include Abraham Kehinde, Muhammed Bello, Muhammed Muhammed, Ahmadu Umaru and Muhammed Dankai.

The Police First Information Report (FIR) said that one Aremu Simon Adeyemi reported the case of the murder of Olukoro to the Eruku Police Division.

“The suspects pointed a gun at Oba Aremu, ordering him to follow them when he challenged them after noticing their movement around his grandson.

“He said his grandson escaped through the backdoor while the suspects proceeded to kill the monarch, kidnapped his wife and one Mercy,” the FIR quoted Adeyemi as saying.

The police prosecutor, Abdullah Sanni, informed the court of the motion exparte attached to the police report, urging the court to remand the suspects.

In her ruling, Magistrate Monisola Kamson ordered that the suspects should be remanded at the Federal Correctional Centre and adjourned the matter to March 5 for further mention.

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