Pathologist to testify as court adjourns OAU student murder trial till March 16
An Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo has adjourned till March 16, the trial of the alleged murder of Timothy Adegoke, the late postgraduate student of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife.
Trial judge and Chief Judge of the state, Adepele Ojo, who assured speedy prosecution of the matter, said the hearing would resume on March 16, and that a pathologist would give evidence before the court.
Recall that the court had remanded Dr. Rahman Adedoyin, the owner of Hilton Hotel & Resort, Ile-Ife, and six of his hotel workers in Ilesa prison for their alleged roles in the murder.
Adedoyin, Magdalene Chiefuna, Adeniyi Aderogba, Oluwole Lawrence, Oyetunde Kazeem, Adebayo Kunle and Adedeji Adesola are facing trial on the eleven-count charges, bordering on murder, conspiracy, felony amongst others.
Hearing on the matter commenced on Monday and witnesses, including the wife of the deceased, Bolatito Adegoke, his brother, Gbade Adegoke and the Investigative Police Officer, Inspector Afeez Olaniyan, had given their testimonies on the circumstances surrounding Adegoke’s death.