Two Docked For Killing Man With ‘Fist Blows’


A Magistrate’s court in Yaba has remanded two men in Ikoyi Prison, Lagos State after being arraigned for allegedly killing one Murisiku Abdullahi in October 2012.

Moses Paul, 30, and Ogunremi Kehinde, 30, were said to have beaten the deceased with “fist blows” till he became unconscious. He was later taken to the hospital where he was confirmed dead.

The incident occurred at Hi-tech Construction Company Nigeria, Ltd, located at Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos.

“That you, Moses Paul, M, and Ogunremi Kehinde,M, and others at large, on the 10th day of October, 2012, between the hours of 16.30 and 2330 hours at Hi-Tech Construction Company Nigeria Ltd, Site Eko Akete, Ibeju Lekki Lagos, in the Lagos Magisterial District, did conspire amongst yourselves to commit felony to wit; murder and thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 221 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, Nigeria, 2011,” the two counts read in part.

The Magistrate, Mrs. S.K Matepo, however did not entertain their application for bail, after they pleaded not guilty to the charges.

She adjourned the matter till July 22.



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