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Bolanle Raheem: Court Takes Fresh Action Against Killer Cop (Picture)




The police officer, ASP Drambi Vandi accused of shooting the pregnant lawyer, Bolanle Raheem has on Friday appeared before the Yaba Magistrate court in Lagos state.

Naija News recalls that the deceased who according to her family members was pregnant with twins was on her way from an outing on Christmas day when she was shot in the presence of her family members in their personal vehicle.

The incident has sparked outrage from Nigerians who are calling for justice for the deceased and her family.

The state Attorney-General, Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN, filed a one-count charge against Vandi for the murder of the lawyer.


The charge sheet 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.”

ASP Vandi

The state appeared before the court for an order to remand the suspect in line with Section 264 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Law of Lagos, 2015.


The Magistrate, Adeola Olatunbosun, granted the order and asked that the suspect be remanded at the Ikoyi Correctional Centre. She ordered that the case file be duplicated and sent to the Director of Public Prosecution, Dr. Jide Martins for legal advice.

The case was then adjourned to January 30, 2023, to await legal advice.