Court extends case of Police who killed football fan in Lagos

The Police officer identified as, Olalekan Ogunyemi, has had his remand order extended by an Ebute-Meta Magistrate’s Court, the officer has been accused of allegedly killing a football fan, identified as Kolade Johnson.

The deceased was shot dead on March 31 when some police operatives stormed Olu Aboderin Street, in the Onipetesi area of Lagos State, where he was watching football match.


Ogunyemi was charged with murder before the court on April 5, as his plea was not taken.

The Magistrate, A.O. Salawu, had ordered his remand in the Ikoyi prisons pending legal advice from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions.

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At the Monday proceedings, the prosecuting counsel, Kehinde Olatunde, informed the court that the DPP’s advice was not ready.

Salawu thereafter adjourned the case till June 10 for advice from the DPP.



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