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Suspect escapes from court

By Onozure Dania

A 33- year old suspect yesterday escaped from an Ikeja Magistrate court, just before his matter was called for arraignment.

The suspect Ayo Adelaja, was supposed to be arraigned before Magistrate Miss Akinde, over alleged reckless driving and Ilegal U-turn.

It was gathered that Adelaja’s counsel asked the investigating police officer IPO, to let him have a discussion with the defendant, only for him to escape afterwards.

Adelaja, who was the driver of a Honda City Saloon Car with registration number KSF 32 BB, was said to have taken an ilegal U- turn along Kudirat Abiola way at Oregun area of Lagos, on September 23, 2013 at about 4:30pm.

It was also gathered that he damaged a Tricycle, belonging to one Baba Abba, when he allegedly took the Ilegal U-turn, which made him to be charged to court.

Immediately the suspect escaped, the Ipo, held the suspect’s lawyer to produce the suspect.


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