A 30-year-old man, Adeola Ogunsanwo, who allegedly assault and murdered a student has today 20 March been remanded in prison on the orders of an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
The accused was alleged to also be in possession of firearms, was said to have shot fatally Hammed Amoo, a 25-year-old student.
Ogunsanwo is standing trial on two counts of unlawful possession of gun and murder.
He was ordered to be kept behind bars after his plea was unaccepted, pending when the State Director of Public Prosecutions reveal the next line of action to take.
Earlier, Police Prosecutor Kehinde Omisakin told the court that the offences were committed on February 20 at the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu.
She explained that the accused used a pump action rifle with No. 16-6211 to shoot Amoo, shattering his knees.
The offences contravened sections 223 and 312 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs. A.O. Komolafe, remanded the accused at Ikoyi Prisons pending DPP’s advice and adjourned the case until May 5. (NAN)