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Chemist remanded for allegedly performing abortion



An Ado - Ekiti Magistrates ’ Court on Monday remanded a 40 - year- old chemist, Folake Oluwafemi , who allegedly performed an abortion that led to death .


The defendant , whose address was not provided, was charged with manslaughter before Magistrate Omolola Akosile .

The Prosecutor , Insp . Monica Ikebuilo , told the court that Oluwafemi carried out an abortion on one Miss Oluwabukola Adeosun and it caused her death .


Ikebuilo said that the defendant committed the offence on February 20 , at Ijero - Ekiti , Ekiti State .


According to the prosecutor , the abortion resulted in complications , and Adeosun was taken to a hospital , where she died .
The prosecutor noted that manslaughter contravened Section 325 of the Criminal Code , Laws of Ekiti , 2012 .


The court did not take the plea of the defendant , as the magistrate ordered that the case file should be duplicated and sent to the state director of public prosecutions for advice .


Akosile ordered that the accused should be kept in prison, and adjourned the case until April 4 for mention .
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