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Nigeria’s Female Attorney Jailed 7 Years For Manslaughter

OyediranA female attorney, Yewande Oyediran, who was accused of killing her husband, Oyelowo Oyediran in Ibadan, Oyo State, Southwest Nigeria, has been sentenced to seven (7) years in prison for manslaughter.

Oyediran, a former staff of the Department of Public Prosecution in the Oyo State of Ministry of Justice, was sentenced on Monday, November 27 by Justice Muntar Abimbola.

The female attorney was accused of stabbing her husband to death after a disagreement on February 2, 2016, at their residence in Akobo area of Ibadan.

Her late husband was a France-based businessman who hails from Gbongan, in Ayedaade Local Government Area of Osun State.

The couple had no child before the unfortunate incident occurred in February 2016.