There was a mild drama at the Ikeja Division of the Lagos State High Court on Wednesday when prosecution lawyer, Adebayo Arun, wrongly arraigned a suspect before Justice Sedoten Ogunsanya for allegedly dispossessing one Oyedele Akintunde of his unregistered Toyota Camry car at gun point along the Oshodi-Abeokuta expressway in Lagos.
A 51-year-old textile dealer at Balogun Market, Titilayo Momoh, who attempted to jump into the lagoon on the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos, was on Monday hauled before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court.
A 57-year-old cleric, Celestine Wanu, who allegedly obtained N40,000 from one of his church members on the pretext that he would help him buy groundnut oil, was on Monday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.
…, gets N300,000 bail
Zion Emori,19, on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl.
The accused, who resides in Gbeni Gbeni area of Oke Odo, Abule Egba road, a Lagos suburb, is facing a charge of rape.
…Suspects to face involuntary manslaughter, failure to obtain planning permit
The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said it has concluded arrangement to commence the prosecution of suspects linked to the collapse of a five-story building on Tuesday March 8, 2016 in Lekki, Lagos which led to the death of 30 persons.
A Lagos Magistrate Court sitting in Ikeja has adjourned hearing of the suit brought against 117 suspects arrested in connection with the March 3, 2016, Mile 12 market riot to May 23.