Maureen Renfro's Blog: 20 Years Old Gbenga Adeniyi Attempt To Kill His Mother For Money Ritual

Monday, May 13, 2013

20 Years Old Gbenga Adeniyi Attempt To Kill His Mother For Money Ritual

20-year-old man, Gbenga Adeniyi, who allegedly attempted to kill his biological mother for money making ritual, has been remanded in prison by an Akure Magistrate Court. The incident took place on May 9 at about 3 a.m. at Abiribiri Street, Isolo, Akure. Gbenga Adeniyi woke his mother, Doja Saka, from her sleep. When she woke up, he used a big stone to hit her on her forehead. She lost consciousness and blood started rushing out of her forehead and he used scissors to inflict injury on her eyes she is now receiving treatment at State Specialist Hospital, Akure. The stone he used in beating the victim attracted one Sikiru Fatai who rescued the woman from the accused person and alerted the police.” Mr. Adeniyi, the last child of the victim’s first husband, was said to have shaved and burnt his mother’s hair that same night for diabolical means. When Mrs. Saka, popularly called “Iya Oba” appeared in court prior to the trial, she looked frail with a deep hole in her left eye with various incisions on her face and blood gushing out. She was, however, rushed to the State specialist Hospital Akure for medical attention. When the charge was read to the accused, he pleaded guilty to the first count charge of using scissors and stone to inflict severe injuries on the eyes and head of his mother. He, however, pleaded not guilty to the second count charge of causing grievous harm on her. In his ruling, the Chief Magistrate, Akin Akintoye, reserved ruling on count one pending the issuance of a medical report and adjourned the hearing on count two to May 14. He ordered the accused to be remanded in prison. The magistrate ordered that Mr. Adeniyi should be kept in Olokuta Prison custody pending the time police will come up with a medical report.