A Chief Magistrate Court in Akure today, remanded Ebenezer Adejimola, the boyfriend of 20-year-old model, Seun Ajila, who was raped and murdered at her family house at Sunday bus stop in Akure, the Ondo state capital on Thursday, October 4th in prison.
Though the 20-year-old model was buried last week, her boyfriend who is a student of the Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko, was remanded in prison as the court adjourned sitting till 22nd of January 2019.
The case was adjourned by Magistrate Yakub, the Department of Public Prosecution, DPP advices the court on the case. The charge sheet reads,
“Count I: That you, on the 4th of October 2018, between 1705hrs and 1910hrs, did kill Oluwaseun by strangulating and stabbing her with kitchen knife which resulted in her death.
“Count II: That you, on same date, did rape Oluwaseun.” The mother of the deceased had alleged that the suspect called her, twice, on the day she was murdered, asking her where she (the mother) was.
It was further gathered that the 60-year-old mother of the deceased, is demanding justice for the murder of Seun who was her only child. Boyfriend of the deceased, Adejimola Ebenezer, is said to be the prime suspect in the case, as Seun was reportedly at home when her killer came in, raped and murdered her.