The suspected Killer of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Super TV, Usifo Ataga, Chidinma Ojukwu has been remanded by Yaba Magistrates’ Court for 30 days.
Following an application by the Police, Chief Magistrate Adeola Adedayo made the order. Chidinma’s co-defendant Adedapo Quadri was also remanded on the same terms.
Cyril Ejiofor, Police lawyer had prayed the court to remand both first defendant Ojukwu and second defendant Quadri pending the issuance of a Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) report on the matter.
Dr Babajide Martins, Director, Office of the Public Defender (OPD) who observed that the prosecution failed to furnish him with the remand application, did not oppose Ejiofor’s prayer “on principle.”
Chief Magistrate, Chief Adedayo said;
“In the absence of any opposition, the two defendants are hereby remanded for 30 days in the first instance.
“The case is hereby adjourned till September 5, for review of remand/DPP’s advice.”
Recall that Chidinma was arrested on June 23, 2021, for allegedly stabbing Ataga who she claimed she was in a relationship with. READ HERE