Ibadan husband killer bags seven years for manslaughter

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A female lawyer, Yewande Oyediran, who was accused of killing her husband, Lowo, was on Monday sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment by Justice Muntar Abimbola of the Oyo State High Court, sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State, for manslaughter.

The former worker of the Department of Public Prosecutions in the Oyo State Ministry of Justice was accused of killing her husband with a knife after a disagreement on February 2, 2016, at their residence in the Akobo area of Ibadan. The disagreement was said to have arisen after Yewande accused her France-based husband, Lowo, of infidelity.

The offence was said to be contrary to Section 316 and punishable under Section 319 of the Law of Oyo State.

She was subsequently arrested and arraigned, but she pleaded not guilty to the murder charge preferred against her.

According to Justice Abimbola, her seven year jail sentence…


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