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Bamise homicide: Okada ban stalls listening to in case in opposition to BRT driver, Andrew Good.




The trial of a Bus Fast Transit (BRT) driver Andrew Ominnikoron, accused of the rape and homicide of a 22-year-old dressmaker, Oluwabamise Ayanwole, was stalled on the Lagos State Excessive Courtroom, Tafawa Balewa Sq. (TBS) on Wednesday.


At the resumed listening to of the case immediately, June 1st, the Director of Public Persecution (DPP), Babajide Martins knowledgeable the presiding choose, Justice Sherifat Sonaike, that the Nigerian Correctional Service in Ikoyi had determined to not convey the inmate to court docket following the rumored plans by some industrial motorcyclists to stage a protest as a result of ban imposed by the state authorities.

He added that the Lagos Island space has been identified to be a hotbed throughout such incidents and so they didn’t need any inmate to make the most of riots to flee.


Three witnesses have been current in court docket to testify in opposition to the defendant.

Recall that the Lagos state authorities imposed a ban on bike operations in intercourse native authorities areas of the state after a mob assault that led to the demise of a sound engineer, David Imoh, within the Lekki space of the state. The ban took impact immediately.


Two prosecution witnesses have testified to this point within the case, a 29-year-old alleged sufferer who testified that the defendant raped her within the bus final November.


On the final listening to, one other witness, Kayode Aluko, a Fleet Operations supervisor on the Lagos Bus Providers Restricted, had defined how the corporate employs its drivers and was billed to proceed giving proof on Wednesday.


The choose adjourned the matter to the sooner scheduled dates, June 7 and 9 for the continuation of the trial.