Read What Man Did To Neighbour Over Missing Xmas Chicken

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A magistrate court sitting in Akure, the Ondo state capital has heard the case of Mr Idowu Ajewole, a 38-year-old man who allegedly killed his neighbour, Monday Bassey, 28 over missing Xmas chickens.

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The 38-year-old Ajewole allegedly killed his neighbour over Xmas chicken.

The suspect who has been remanded in prison allegedly killed Bassey around 3pm on Saturday, December 12, 2015.

It was gathered that a brawl ensued between the duo who were former flat mates at Adebowole street, Oke-Aro in Akure, when Ajewole allegedly found some of his missing chickens’ feathers inside Bassey’s belongings.


The discovery was made Ajewole was packing out of his former house. He reported the alleged heist to police and when the police arrived, Bassey was killed while being pushed into the police van.

According to police prosecutor, ASP Pelumi Adejuwon, the suspect allegedly made the deceased to hit his head on the floor in the process of pushing him inside the police vehicle.

He reportedly died as a result of the injury he sustained when he fell. The police spokesperson told the court that the action of the accused was responsible for the death of the victim.

He noted that the offence was contrary to and punishable under section 316 and 319 of the criminal code cap 37 vol 1 laws of Ondo state of Nigeria 2006.

Adejuwon prayed the court for adjournment of the case to enable him send the duplicate of the case file to the director of public prosecution for legal advice.

He also urged the court to remand the accused person in prison custody, pending the outcome of the advice from the office of the DPP.


The presiding magistrate, Sunday Adedapo, ordered the remand of the accused person in the Olokuta prison custody, pending the outcome of the legal advice, while the case was later adjourned till January 28, 2016.

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