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Omobolanle: Trial Of Killer Cop Begins Today At Lagos High Court

The trial of alleged killer of Lagos-based lawyer, Omobolanle Raheem that was murdered by a policeman on Christmas day along Ajah axis will begin today Monday, 16th of January, 2023, at the Lagos State High Court.

The defendant, Drambi Vandi is an officer attached to Ajiwe Police Station in Ajah.

A statement signed by the Office of the Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo,(SAN), stated that the trial of ASP Drambi Vandi who allegedly killed Omobolanle Raheem on the 25th of December, 2022, along Ajah Expressway will commence on Monday, 16th of January, 2023 before Justice Harrison at a Lagos High Court sitting at TBS.

Drambi Vandi previously appeared before  a Chief Magistrate Court, Yaba on Friday,30th December 2022, a day after the Police Service Commission approved his suspension over the killing of Omobolanle Raheem.

Recall that the Lagos State Police Command confirmed that  Mr Drambi Vandi has since been remanded at the Ikoyi Correctional Centre while investigations are ongoing.

The Officer is being tried under Section 223 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2015.

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