An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan, Nigeria, has ordered that Sunday Shodipe, an alleged serial killer, should be kept at Abolongo Correctional Centre, Nigeria, for killing Funmilayo Oladeji in Akinyele, Ibadan, Nigeria.
Sunday Shodipe had already confessed to the killing of five people, including Barakat, a student of the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, Ibadan, Nigeria.
A news agency in Nigeria reported that Sunday Shodipe, a resident of Akinyele area, Nigeria, was detained on a one-count charge of murder.
The Senior Magistrate, Patricia Adetuyibi, who did not take his plea, stated that he should be kept at the correctional centre while waiting for advice from the state ministry of justice.
She adjourned the case till the 26th of October 2020, for mention.
The prosecutor, Salewa Ahmed, told the court that Sunday Shodipe, on the 13th of August 2020, at about 14:30, in Moniya area of Akinyele Local Government Area, Nigeria, allegedly killed Funmilayo Oladeji, who was 45-years-old, by hitting her with a plank on her forehead.
Salewa Ahmed stated that the offence goes against section 316 and is punishable under section 319 of the Criminal Code Cap 38 Vol.II, Laws of Oyo State 2000.
The accused was arrested with other people and kept at a police station after his earlier arraignment.
He, however, escaped from custody and killed another woman on the same day, before he was re-arrested and re-arraigned.