Court grants Adeleke’s ‘killer’ bail


An Osun State High Court, sitting in Ede, has granted bail to Mr. Alfred Aderibigbe, the Nurse who treated Senator Isiaka Adeleke, before his death.

Bail application was filed by Counsel to the accused Mr. Soji Oyetayo and argued on Tuesday 19th, June 2018
The presiding Judge, Ayo Oyebiyi, adjourned the ruling on the bail application till Friday 22nd of June, 2018.

It would be recalled that the Nurse was indicted by the coroner inquest led by Magistrate Olusegun Ayilara, for allegedly administering overdose drugs on the late Senator before his death.

He was arraigned on Friday, June 8, 2018, and he pleaded not guilty to the murder charge preferred against him.

Justice Oyebiyi, however, ordered that the accused be remanded at the Ilesha prison till June 29th, 2018.

In his ruling, Justice Oyebiyi, granted bail to Aderibigbe with N10million and two sureties in like sum.

The Judge said one of the sureties must be a civil servant not below Grade Level 10, while one must be a blood relation of accused person.

He said the sureties, who must reside in the state, must also provide three years tax clearance and the copy of bail bonds should be deposited with Department of Public Prosecution, Osun state Ministry of Justice.

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