Two Docked For Alleged Murder

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22-year-old Dare Adekunle and 30-year-old Ismaila Bankole were yesterday remanded in prison custody for allegedly killing 16-year-old Ikechukwu Ijeoma during a robbery operation.

Adekunle, Bankole and others now at large are facing a two-count charge bordering on robbery and murder, preferred against them by the police, before an Ikeja Magistrate Court.

According to police prosecutor, Chinalu Uwadime, the defendants and others now at large committed the offence on January 14, 2013.

Uwadime said Adekunle and Bankole conspired to commit felony and armed robbery at 1, Tinomi Street, Ipaja area of Lagos.

Adekunle and Bankole were said to be armed with pistol and locally made long barrel gun, with which they robbed one Boniface Ijeoma of N20,000 and also shot and killed a 16-year-old boy Ikechukwu Ijeoma.

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