A priest resident in Ilorin, Kwara State capital, Abdurasak Al-Sulati, popularly known as Kewulere, has been charged for allegedly killing one Sumo Usman.
It was reported that the cleric was arraigned at an Ilorin Magistrate’s Court on a two-count charge of criminal conspiracy and culpable homicide contrary to Sections 97 and 221 of Penal Code Law.
According to a report by the police, the defendant was accused of conspiring with Sheidu Mumini, Isiaka Dauda and Suleiman Usman to murder the victim.
It was gathered that the suspects cut off Usman’s head and hands for money ritual.
The prosecuting counsel, Issa Abubakar, said investigation is ongoing and requested the remand of Kewulere.
The prosecutor told the court that the case filed against the suspect are not bailable.
But the defence counsel, Adam Abdulrahman, disagreed and insisted that the allegations were yet to be substantiated with facts.
Magistrate Afusat Alege ruled that the defendant be kept in Oke-kura Correctional Centre, Ilorin, and adjourned the matter till March 29, 2021.
In another development, the Police have confirmed the arrest of a man, Cletus Nwachukwu Egole aka Alewa understood to be a pastor with the Holy Blessed Trinity Sabbath Church, Orlu, Imo State.
He was arrested for working as a spiritual cover provider for the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Eastern Security Network (ESN).