A 29-yr-previous, Jeremiah Bamidele, who was accused of kidnapping his father, Mr. Olumuyiwa Bamidele, and threatened to kill him if he didn’t give him N500,000, was yesterday, ordered to be remanded in Agodi Jail by an Iyaganku Chief Justice of the Peace’s Court docket, Ibadan.
The accused, of Bamidele compound in Idi-Ayunre space, Ibadan, is going through a 4-rely cost of conspiracy, kidnapping, demanding with menace and try to homicide.
The prosecutor, Inspector Sunday Ogunremi, informed the courtroom that the accused conspired with some others nonetheless at giant to commit the offences on December 21, 2016 at his residence.
Ogunremi additional stated that the accused kidnapped his father, Mr. Olumuyiwa Bamidele and threatened to kill him if he didn’t give him N500,000.
He stated: “The accused had put a cutlass to his father’s neck in an try and homicide him earlier than he was rescued by neighbours.”
The offences contravened Sections 320 (1) and 516 of the Legal Legislation of Oyo State, 2,000, which prescribes life imprisonment for offenders.
The counsel to the accused, Mr. Tope Olayinka, urged the court docket to grant his consumer bail on liberal phrases.
The Chief Justice of the Peace, Mrs Abiona Richard, who refused Olayinka’s plea, remanded Bamidele at Agodi Jail custody and ordered that the file be forwarded to the Directorate of Public Prosecutions, DPP, for authorized recommendation.
She adjourned the case to February 6 for point out.
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