April 20, 2024

Court Begins Omobolanle Raheem killer Cop’s Trial on Monday

The Lagos state high court will begin the trail of ASP Drambi Vandi on Monday (today) who allegedly killed a Lagos-based lawyer, Mrs Omobolanle Raheem on Christmas day.


Vandi attached to Ajiwe Police Station in Ajah, Lagos State, allegedly shot Raheem dead while she was returning from an outing with her family members. The alleged murder occurred at Ajah.


According to a statement signed by Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), the trial would be before Justice I.O. Harrison at the Tafawa Balewa Square.


“The trial of ASP Vandi who allegedly killed Raheem on December 25, 2022, along Ajah Expressway will commence before Justice I.O. Harrison at a Lagos High Court sitting at Tafawa Balewa Square,” he said.


Vandi appeared before Chief Magistrate C.A. Adedayo on December 30, 2022, a day after the Police Service Commission approved his suspension over the alleged killing.


Adedayo ordered that he should be kept at the Ikoyi custodial facility pending the advice of the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions.


Vandi will be tried under Section 223 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

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