Idumota clash: Kunle Poly and two other Lagos NURTW executive remanded in prison

A Yaba Chief Magistrate’s Court have remanded Alhaji Azeez Adekunle Lawal, a.k.a. Kunle Poly, and two others in the facility of the Nigeria Police Zonal Monitoring Unit, Zone 2 Headquarters, Onikan-Lagos, for 30 days.

Kunle Poly was remanded in prison alongside Prince Idowu Onikoyi Johnson and Agboola Akeem Kosoko, over last Thursday’s Idumota mayhem that left two people dead.

Chief Magistrate Linda Balogun gave the order after the state counsel, Barrister Morufu Animashaun filed for them to be remanded, pursuant to section 264(1), (2), (3), (4) and (6) of the Administration of Criminal Justice Law of Lagos State, 2021 (as amended); Section 4 and 10 of the Police Act, 2020, and sections 6(c), 35(1)(C)(5) and (7)(a) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 199 (as amended).

Ruling on the case, Chief Magistrate Linda Balogun said;

“I have listened to the submission of the counsel, as well as perused the application for remand and the attached affidavit.

“I found merit in the application and it is accordingly granted. The three defendants are to be remanded in facility of the Nigeria Police Zonal Monitoring Unit, Zone 2 Headquarters, Onikan-Lagos, for the next 30 days, to enable to police conclude investigation”.

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