Court remands man, 28, in correctional centre for attempted murder



An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a 28-year-old man, Gemileke Lekan, prison for attempted murder of Bisiriyu Salimo.
defendant, who pleaded not to offence, is facing a -count charge of conspiracy and to murder by with gun.
, Insp. Olu-Balogun Lawrence, told court that defendant and others at large committed the offence on Feb. 18, at about 10:00p.m, at Igbore area of Abeokuta.
Lawrence alleged that defendant attempted to kill complainant, Salimo by him with a gun on his head which caused injury on his head.
He said that the defendant and the complainant lived the same neighborhood, and had a little misunderstanding which the mother of the defendant had tried settling for them.
Lawrence also said that the defendant was not satisfied with the , went to the complainant’s the next day with six others and he shot the complainant on his head.


The said that the offence contravened sections 516, 320, 338 of the Criminal Code Laws of Ogun 2006.
The Magistrate, Mr Dehinde Dipeolu, ordered that the defendant be remanded a correctional service centre, pending legal advice from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, (DPP) on the matter.
Dipeolu, adjourned the case until April 23 for hearing. (NAN)