The Lagos State government on Friday filed a murder charge against ASP Drambi Vandi, who allegedly shot and killed a lawyer, Mrs Omobolanle Raheem on December 25, 2022.
The charge, a copy of which was obtained by our correspondent, reads, that you ASP Drambi Vandi on the 25th day of December 2022, at Ajah Road, along the Lekki Expressway, Lagos, unlawfully killed one Omobolanle Raheem by shooting the deceased in the chest contrary to Section 223 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2015.
Also on Thursday, the state’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN) appeared before a Lagos State Chief Magistrate Court in Yaba to obtain a remand order to further detained the suspect pending the conclusion of the investigation.
Onigbanjo applied for the remand of the suspect in pursuance of Section 264 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Law of Lagos, 2015.
The AG informed Chief Magistrate, Miss Adeola Olatunbosun that the basis for the remand is to allow the police to conclude its investigations into the matter.
After listening to Onigbanjo, the Magistrate granted the request for remand and ordered that the case file be duplicated and sent to the Director of Public Prosecution, Dr Jide Martins for legal advice.
The court then adjourned the matter to January 30, 2023, to await the legal advice.