Court docket Orders Remand Of Two Children Over Alleged Waste Of RCCG Pastor

Court docket Orders Remand Of Two Children Over Alleged Waste Of RCCG Pastor

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A Chief Justice of the Peace Court docket sitting within the Yaba Situation of Lagos Snarl has ordered the remand of two younger of us Farouk Mohammed 16, and Kasali Jamiu 19, charged with the alleged extinguish of a Redeemed Christian Church of God’s (RCCG) Pastor, Babatunde Dada, used 46.

Justice of the Peace Linda Balogun ordered the remand of the minor, 16-one year-used Mohammed at the Special Correctional Centres for Boys in Oregun while 19-one year-used Jamiu was once remanded at the Ikoyi Correctional Middle, pending the staunch advice from the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).

The duo had been charged alongside two others Mumuni Toheeb, 21 and Mubarak Soliu, 20 both of whom allegedly received a Spark S Techno Phone belonging to the deceased and valued at N60,000.

The four defendants are going thru three costs bordering on conspiracy, extinguish, and receiving of a stolen merchandise, most widespread against them by the Police.

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The Prosecuting attorney with the Snarl Prison Investigation Division (SCID) Panti, Mr Julio Hodonu, told the court that the defendants allegedly dedicated the offences on December 3, 2021, at Boulevard 13, sixth Avenue Festac Metropolis, in Amuwo Odofin house of Lagos Snarl.

The prosecutor moreover stated that Farouk and Jamiu conspired amongst themselves and unlawfully killed Babatunde Dada, by stabbing and clubbing him to loss of life with a bottle and wooden. Constant with the prosecutor, the offence is punishable below sections 411, 223 & 328(1) of the Prison Laws of Lagos, 2015.

He requested the court to uncover the remand of the suspects for the predominant 30 days pending the DPP’s advice.

Following his remand application, counsel to the predominant defendant, Oyekanmi Isijola, raised an objection that the predominant defendant is a minor and would possibly most certainly fair no longer be remanded in jail however a juvenile centre.

Justice of the Peace Balogun agreed and ordered that the predominant defendant must be remanded at the Special Correctional Centres for Boys, Oregun, and the 2d defendant Ikoyi Jail respectively.

Meanwhile, the Justice of the Peace granted Mumuni Toheeb and Mubarak Soliu bail within the sum of N200,000 every with two sureties every in love sum.

She stated that the sureties must display proof of employment, proof of provide of earnings, display evidence of tax rate to the Lagos Snarl authorities, and dangle their addresses verified.

The case was once adjourned until February 14, 2022, for DPP’s advice.

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