By G9ija

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan on Tuesday ordered that two men be remanded in the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID custody over the alleged murder of a policeman.

The prosecution counsel, Insp. Opeyemi Olagunju while presenting the case told the court that Salaudeen and Alimi, with others at large, on Aug. 26, caused the death of Sgt. Bukoye Oyewole while he was discharging his lawful duty

He alleged that Salaudeen and Alimi attacked the victim at a checkpoint with sticks and machete.

Olagunju said that Salaudeen and Alimi assaulted Insp. Imeh Samson, causing him bodily harm

According to him, they also assaulted Sgt. Morufu Asimiyu, who was on duty with others at the checkpoint.

He further revealed that the incident took place when the policemen were on duty at a stop-and-search checkpoint at Orita Ohori/ Budo Musa via Itasa, Iwere-Ile, Oyo State.

He said the offence contravened the provisions of sections 252 and 316 and punishable under sections 319, 324, 356 and 516 of the Criminal Code of Oyo State 2000.

However, Chief Magistrate Olaide Hamzat did not take their plea, over want in jurisdiction.

Hamzat ordered the police to return the case file to the Oyo State Director of Public Prosecutions for legal advice.

He adjourned the matter until Oct 10, for mention.