Iskilu Wakili, sons remanded for murder and kidnapping

Suspected kidnap kingpin, Iskilu Wakili has been remanded in prison custody alongside his sons after being arraigned in court.

The 70-year-old Wakili alongside his sons Abu, 45, Samaila, 27 and Aliyu Manu, 20, were arraigned before Chief Magistrate Emmanuel Idowu on a six-count charge bordering on conspiracy, murder, kid­napping and armed rob­bery.

This is caming after he was arrested by members of the Oodua Peoples Con­gress (OPC) for allegedly being the leader of a no­torious gang carrying out criminal activities in Ibara­pa area of Oyo State.

Chief Magistrate Emmanuel Idowu who did not take plea of the suspects for want of jurisdiction, adjourned the matter till May 17.

Emmanuel also ordered the police to return the case file to the Oyo State Directorate of Public Prosecution.

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