Crime

Female lawyer, Yewande sentenced to 7 years for manslaughter

A female Lawyer, Yewande Oyediran, accused stabbing her husband Lowo in Ibadan, Oyo State, was on Monday sentenced to seven years in prison by Justice Muntar Abimbola for manslaughter.

Oyediran was a staff of the Department of Public Prosecution in the Oyo State of Ministry of Justice.

She was accused of killing her husband with a knife after a disagreement on February 2, 2016, at their residence in Akobo area of Ibadan.

Oyelowo Oyediran, a France-based businessman hailed from Gbongan, in Ayedaade Local Government Area of Osun State.

Newsmen recalls that Lowo, as he was fondly called, was stabbed to death by his wife on February 2, at about 6.10 a.m. at their home on 30, Abidi Odan Street, Akobo, Ibadan, after a heated argument ensued between them.

The couple had no child before the unfortunate incident.

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