An Osun based technician, Lukman Tijani has been arrested for allegedly killing three persons.

Lukman who repairs electronic gadgets was arraigned before a Magistrate Court sitting in Okuku.

The 24-year old was accused of stabbing to death one Sarah Oyediran, a retired teacher, and two children living with her in Inisa, Odo Otin Local Government Area of the state.

He also stabbed the deceased’s husband, Tunde Oyediran, leaving him injured and stole some of his personal belongings, including ATM cards.

The police prosecutor, ASP Mustafa Tajudeen, informed the court presided over by Magistrate O. B. Adediwura, that the defendant committed the offences on July 24, 2020, at the Shekinat area of Inisa.

Lukman was arraigned on seven counts bordering on armed robbery, murder, stealing and attempt to escape from lawful custody.

Tajudeen said the defendant on the day of the incident around 1pm, while armed with a cutlass, a pair of pliers and other weapons, robbed Tunde of his Wema Bank ATM card, which he used to withdraw the sum of N300,000 and explained that on the same date and location, the defendant unlawfully stabbed to death one Sarah Oyediran, 57; Toyin Adeniran, 15; and Favour Onifade, six.

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