Six Remanded Over Kidnap of Lagos Babington School Girls



A Lagos Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ebute Metta, yesterday remanded six men suspected of kidnapping three pupils of Babington Macaulay Junior Seminary School, Ikorodu, in February.

Remanded are: Emmanuel Arigidi, 37; Gift Pius, 30; Omoni Rufus Fred, 32; Owei Omobo Geofrey, 38; Akanji Seun, 38; and James Henry Segun, 29.

Chief Magistrate I. O. Adelaja made the order following an application filed and argued by police prosecutor, Mr. Godwin Osuyi pursuant to section 264(1) and (2), of the Administration of Criminal Justice Law (ACJL) of Lagos State, 2011.

The application, according to Osuyi, was necessary so that the defendants could be taken into custody while advice on the matter was sought from the Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecution, (DPP,).

He pleaded for 30 days to begin with.

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