Friday, 30 December 2016

Cameroonian, Ledjou Kouemou arraigned in court as dead boss is laid to rest (Photos)

The 21-year-old Cameroonian, Ledjou Kouemou, who allegedly killed his employer at Parkview Estate, Ikoyi, appeared before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, yesterday. 

Kouemou, a domestic servant, was arraigned on a one-count charge of murder of his employer before Chief Magistrate Oluyemisi Adelaja. Adelaja ordered remand of the accused at the Ikoyi Prisons, pending legal advice from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions, DPP. She adjourned the case till February 24, 2017 for mention. 

Prosecutor Chinalu Uwadione told the court that the accused committed the offence on December 20 at about 9.30p.m. Uwadione said the accused had asked the deceased for an increase in his salary and she declined. 

He said the accused stabbed his employer to death with a kitchen knife. The prosecutor said the offence contravened Section 221 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011, which on conviction attracts death sentence. 

Kouemou’s plea was not taken.

Dayo Enioluwa Adeleye was laid to rest yesterday, Thursday, December 29th, at The Vaults and Gardens after a service of songs and funeral service at Guiding Light Assembly, Parkview Estate, Ikoyi Lagos. See photos from the funeral below...

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