OPC Chieftain, 3 Others In Court Over Murder
A chieftain of the odua peoples congress OPC in Isheri Ojodu area of Lagos, southwest, Nigeria Mr Rahmon Oyeyemi 60 years and three other suspect Abubakar Shettima 28 , Tijani Musa 24 , And Asuquo Udou 48 ,have been arrested by the police and charge to Yaba Magistrate court for the murder of one Muhammed Usman.
PT gathered that Usman was beaten to death on the 26,December 2022.on the order of Oyeyemi for demanding over an argument.
A Friend of the deceased reported the case at Isheri Police Station,and the trio were arrested and were later transferred to homicide section CID Yaba, Lagos state for further investigation.
The police at state CID Panti later charged the three suspects to Yaba Magistrate court for the murder of Muhamemed Usman as the prime suspects Rahmon Oyeyemi and two others were on the run.
The charges reads , that you Abubakar Shettima ‘M’, Tijani Musa ‘M’ Asuquo Udoh and others at large, on the 26th day of December, 2022, at about 0800 hrs, at Honey Brook Chinese Estate, Isheri, Lagos, in the Lagos Magisterial District, did unlawfully kill one Muhammed Usman ‘M’ aged 30 , by beating him to death with your fist blow and sticks and thereby, committed an offence punished under section 223 of the criminal law of Lagos state 2015.
They all pleaded not guilty and the magistrate Mrs. A.O. Salawu ordered the suspects to be remanded at Ikoyi correctional center pending the advise from the directorate of public prosecution. And the case was adjourned.
Mr. Rahmon Oyeyemi was later arrested by the police at state CID Panti and was charged separately to the same Yaba Magistrate court court.
The charge against the OPC chieftain Mr. Rahmon Oyeyemi reads, that you Rahmon Oyeyemi ‘M’ and others at large, and already charged before the court on the 26th day of December, 2022, at about 0800 hrs, at Honey Brook Chinese Estate, Lagos, in the Lagos state magisterial District, did assault one Muhammed Usman to death by giving him fist blows and hitting him with stick and thereby, committed offence punishable under section 223 of the criminal law.
Oyeyemi pleaded not guilty to the charges and the magistrate ordered him to be remanded at the Ikoyi correctional center pending the advice from the office of the Directorate of public prosecution and adjourned the case.