Oyediran Murder Update: Trial Of Female Lawyer Who Allegedly Killed Her Husband Rescheduled

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Oyediran Murder Update: Trial Of Female Lawyer Who Allegedly Killed Her Husband Rescheduled

The trial of the female lawyer, Yewande Oyediran, who allegedly killed her husband, Oye Lowo Ajanaku Oyediran, during a marital dispute, has been postponed till November 9, 2016.

READ ALSO: Lawyer Wife Stabs Husband To Death During Domestic Dispute (Graphic Photos)

The hearing, which was initially slated to hold on Monday, October 24, at an Ibadan High Court, was postponed, due to the absence of the presiding judge, Justice Munta Abimbola.

Woman alleged to have stabbed her husband to death, Yewande Oyediran (middle), covers her face in shame during her arraignment at Iyaganku Magistrate’s Court in Ibadan.. Photo: NAN
Woman alleged to have stabbed her husband to death, Yewande Oyediran (middle), covers her face in shame during her arraignment at Iyaganku Magistrate’s Court in Ibadan.. Photo: NAN

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Monday was earlier slated for the commencement of hearing of the case of murder against the accused person.

READ ALSO: Yewande Oyediran: Lawyer Accused Of Killing Her Husband Appears In Court

However, following the absence of the judge, November 9 had now been picked as the new date for the commencement of the trial as agreed by both the prosecutor, Mr Sanya Akinyele, and the defence counsel, Mr Abioye Ashanike.

In February this year, Oyediran, a staff of the Directorate of Public Prosecution in the Oyo State of Ministry of Justice, allegedly murdered her husband by stabbing him with a knife at Akobo area of Ibadan.

READ ALSO: Oyediran Murder Update: “Lowo Was Never Happy In His Marriage”

Yewande was arraigned on a one-count charge of murder and had pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The accused had since her arraignment been remanded in prison custody.

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