In keeping with Zari Information Company of Nigeria, the accused – Mr. Habila, 26, and Mr. John, 24 — have been introduced earlier than the court docket on a two-count cost bordering on conspiracy and homicide.
Their plea was not taken by the Justice of the Peace, A.S. Okubule, who directed that the accused needs to be remanded in jail pending recommendation from the State Director of Public Prosecutions. DPP.
The prosecutor, Chinalu Uwadione, instructed the court docket that the accused dedicated the offences on September 18 at eight.30 p.m. at Plot 1673, Karimu Kotun St., Victoria Island.
He mentioned Mr. Habila, a safety guard, had conspired with Mr. John and one other man nonetheless at giant to hack the deceased to loss of life.
In keeping with him, the trio used a digger to butcher Gulfam Shahzad, a Pakistani to loss of life over an undisclosed sum of money that the deceased introduced dwelling.
The offences contravened Sections 233 of the Prison Regulation of Lagos State, 2015.
Zari Information Company of Nigeria experiences that the part stipulates loss of life sentence for offenders.
The case has been adjourned till November 10.