Camerooninan Murderer to Face Prosecution in Nigeria

Camerooninan Murderer to Face Prosecution in Nigeria


Tunde Ogunmola

The Lagos State Government, through the State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, has begun the prosecution of a Cameroonian murder suspect, Leudjou Joel at the State High Court, Igbosere.

The 21-year old male house cleaner who is being prosecuted for the stabbing death of his employer, Miss Dayo Eniola at her residence in 15, Prince Tayo Adesanya Street, Park View Estate, Ikoyi – on the 20th of December 2016 was arraigned before Justice Akintoye of the State High Court, Igbosere on Monday 20th November 2017.

At the hearing, the State Attorney-General and Commissioner, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem who is leading the prosecution, stated that the Suspect is being arraigned for murder, while requesting the suspect be remanded in prison pending the commencement of trial for his heinous crime.

Justice Akintoye, subsequently ordered that Leudjou Joel be remanded in Ikoyi Prison pending a commencement of trial on the 18th January 2018.

The story of a 33-year old spinster, Dayo Eniola who was stabbed to death by her domestic help, in her Park View estate residence for refusing to grant his request of a salary advance was first made public by a newspaper publication last year.

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