A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in the Yaba Area of Lagos State has requested the remand of two teens Farouk Mohammed 16, and Kasali Jamiu 19, accused of the supposed homicide of a Redeemed Christian Church of God’s (RCCG) Pastor, Babatunde Dada, matured 46.
Judge Linda Balogun requested the remand of the minor, 16-year-old Mohammed at the Special Correctional Centers for Boys in Oregun while 19-year-old Jamiu was remanded at the Ikoyi Correctional Center, forthcoming the lawful guidance from the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).
The couple were charged close by two others Mumuni Toheeb, 21 and Mubarak Soliu, 20 the two of whom supposedly gotten a Spark S Techno Phone having a place with the expired and esteemed at N60,000.
The four respondents are dealing with three indictments verging on scheme, murder, and getting of a taken thing, liked against them by the Police.
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The Prosecuting legal counselor with the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) Panti, Mr Julio Hodonu, let the court know that the litigants supposedly serious the offenses on December 3, 2021, at Road 13, sixth Avenue Festac Town, in Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos State.
The examiner likewise said that Farouk and Jamiu schemed among themselves and unlawfully killed Babatunde Dada, by wounding and clubbing him absurdly with a jug and wood. As indicated by the examiner, the offense is culpable under segments 411, 223 and 328(1) of the Criminal Laws of Lagos, 2015.
He requested that the court request the remand of the suspects for the initial 30 days forthcoming the DPP’s recommendation.
Following his remand application, guidance to the primary respondent, Oyekanmi Isijola, mentioned a criticism that the main litigant is a minor and ought not be remanded in jail yet an adolescent place.
Justice Balogun concurred and requested that the main respondent ought to be remanded at the Special Correctional Centers for Boys, Oregun, and the second litigant Ikoyi Prison individually.
In the interim, the Magistrate allowed Mumuni Toheeb and Mubarak Soliu bail in the amount of N200,000 each with two guarantees each in like aggregate.
She said that the guarantees should show confirmation of work, verification of kind of revenue, show proof of expense installment to the Lagos State government, and have their addresses checked.
The case was suspended till February 14, 2022, for DPP’s recommendation.