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A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Akure ordered the remand of a 20-year-old man at the Olokuta Correctional Centre for killing one his master in Nigeria, according to reports.

The suspect was an apprentice of the deceased in the Akure South local Gouvernment Area.

“He killed his master and dumped his corpse in a well at Imafon Community,” according to reports.

He was later arrested and was arraigned before court on two counts of conspiracy and murder.

The prosecutor also prayed the court to remand the defendant at the Olokuta Correctional Centre pending the issuance of legal advice from the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The Magistrate, Mrs Idowu Mayowa, granted the application. She then adjourned the case till March 17, 2023 for legal advice.

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