Togolese Cook Who Killed Nigerian Employer With Kitchen Knife In Ikoyi Lagos Remanded In Prison
A 22 year old Togolese cook, Sunday Adefonou Anani has been remanded in prison custody for allegedly murdering his boss, Chief Opeyemi Bademosi of Credit Switch Tech.
Chief Magistrate Mrs O.O Oshin of an Igbosere Magistrates Court, Lagos ordered that he should be remanded in prison, pending the legal advice from the office of the Directorate of Public Prosecution DPP.
The suspect, whose plea wasn’t taken, was docked on a one count of murder contrary to Section 222 of the Criminal laws of Lagos State 2015.
According to the police Prosecutor Mr J.I Eboseremene, the cook committed the alleged offence on October 31, 2018, at the deceased’s resident at 3b, Onikoyi Lane, Parkview Estate Ikoyi Lagos.
Eboseremene said that charge Anani, in an attempt to rob his employer, stabbed the deceased to death with a kitchen knife.
“we have an application to remand the suspect in prison custody under section 115, of the administration of criminal justice law and 264, of adminstration of criminal justice law 2015.
” We pray the court that the defendant should be remanded in prison custody, for the first instance of 30 days,” Eboseremene said.
Responding to the remand application, the defence counsel, Jamiu Alapo said he was not objecting to the remand while adding that the suspect doesn’t understand English Language, but understands Pidgin English.
The Magistrate, in a short ruling, held that there was nothing to reply on the remand application.
She said “In view of the remand application of murder, the defendant is remanded in prison custody in the first instance, of 30 days under sections 115 and 264 of the administration of criminal justice law 2015, pending the legal advice from the office of the Directorate of Public Prosecution DPP.”