By NWOPOKE MICHAEL AND CHINENYE EZEAMANIE
LAGOS — The police yesterday arraigned six suspects before the Yaba Magistrate Court for alleged murder of one Martins Egang and possession of fire arms without valid license.
The suspects are: Alhaji Murisiku Ojupon; Chief Muka Kolawole; Lawal Olufemi; Bamike; Wasiu Bajulaye and Godson Ulinfoh.
They were charged with 17 count charge which include disruption of peace, setting of several houses ablaze with fuel, shooting of one Martins Egang, illegal possession of fire arms, among others which they allegedly committed at No 1, Ajah Ileje in Lagos on 27th and 28th Nov. 2012.
The presiding magistrate P. A Adekomaya paused the case pending the legal advice from the Director of Public Prosecution, DPP, in pursuant to section 64 of the administration of criminal justice.
“Due to the nature of the case, the defendant are hereby remanded in prison custody pending the DPP’|s advice,” the Magistrate said.
The magistrate adjourned the matter to 2nd of January 2013.