A court in Ebute Metta Lagos today remanded one Opeyemi Zachaeus for the murder of his friend’s wief 25-year-old Adejoke Kalejaiye.
The 27-year-old accused is standing trial on a two-count charge of conspiracy and murder.
The Prosecutor, Sgt. Kehinde Olatunde, had told the court that the accused committed the offences on Dec. 14 at about 2.00 p.m. at Agemuwo in Badagry area of Lagos State.
Olatunde alleged that the accused had helped the husband of the deceased, Mr Kalejaiye, to conceal her remains and to dispose of her phone and other valuables.
He said that the offences contravened Sections 223 and 233 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
The plea of the accused was denied.
The Chief Magistrate, Kofo Ariyo, ordered the remand of the accused at the Ikoyi Prisons, pending legal advice from the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP’s).
The case was adjourned until February 7, 2018 for legal advice. [NAN]