An Ilorin Magistrate’s Court on Thursday remanded a motorcyclist, Abdulwaheed Ayinde, in prison for allegedly riding his motorcycle dangerously and killing a pedestrian, Ajiboye Fatah.

The Magistrate, Mrs Kudirat Yahaya, refused the plea of the accused, and ordered his remand at Okekura Prisons, Ilorin.

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The accused, who resides in Adabata area of Ilorin, is facing a two-count charge of dangerous riding and murder.

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Earlier, the Prosecutor, Sgt. Matthew Ologbonsaye, told the court that the accused rode his motorcycle with registration no.  TTN 414 WH  in a dangerous manner at Edun area of Ilorin and knocked down Fatah on an unspecified date.

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Ologbonsaye said the offences contravened Sections 21 and 23 of the state’s Road Traffic Law.

The case has been adjourned until May 4 for mention.


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