Court remands Wakili for murder, kidnapping, conspiracy


A Magistrate Court in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital has remanded the alleged notorious Fulani leader, Iskilu Wakili in a correctional facility for alleged murder, conspiracy, kidnapping and armed robbery.

Wakili, is alleged by residents of Ibarapa in Oyo State to be responsible for a series of kidnappings and killings.

He  was arraigned on a six count charge on Tuesday with other suspects.

This comes after the Oyo State Police Command announced that it has begun the investigation into allegations brought against the suspect.

“The Oyo State Police Command would like to inform the general public that sequel to the arrest of Iskilu Wakili and two (2) other persons and subsequent transfer to State Criminal Investigation Department, (CID), Iyaganku Ibadan, discreet investigation on the suspects has commenced,” Oyo police spokesman  Fadeyi Olugbenga said.

Olugbenga urged members of the public who have corroborating evidence against them to appear, noting that it will go a long way in ensuring that watertight evidence is established for the purpose of diligent prosecution.

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