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Former Lagos Speaker, Jokotola Pelumi Docked For Murder



Police in Lagos has arraigned a former Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Jokotola Pelumi, for allegedly receiving into his home, Adekunle Dabiri, who was alleged to have murdered a Deputy Superintendent of Police.
He was brought along with other six suspects before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court on a charge of receiving a murder suspect and also aiding his escape.
Pleading not guilty,  he was released on bail in the sum of one million naira by Chief Magistrate A.O. Adedayo who said he should also produce two responsible sureties in the like sum.
She said one of the sureties should be a member of the State House of Assembly and adjourned the case until November 26 for mention.
Also arraigned with him are, six men  accused of alleged murder of a Deputy Superintendent of Police.
The prosecution said the accused persons conspired among themselves to murder DSP Akindele Akingboju of the Anti-Cultism Unit of the Lagos State Police Command.
The Chief Magistrate,  ordered the remand of the accused persons at the Ikoyi Prison, pending legal advice from the Office of the State Director of Public Prosecutions.
She adjourned the case until November 26, for mention

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