The suspended assistant superintendent of police, Drambi Vandi has pleaded not guilty to the m¥rder of Lagos-based female lawyer, Raheem Bolanle.
The suspended cop was arraigned on one count of m¥rder before the Lagos State High Court, Tafawa Balewa Square annex, on Monday. After the charge sheet was read to him, Vandi pleaded not guilty to the m¥rder charge.
Raheem was allegedly sh%t [email protected] by the suspect in the Ajah area of Lagos on Christmas Day. She was returning home from an outing with her family when she was sh%t.
Raheem’s [email protected] sparked outrage from many persons and groups in the country, as they condemned what they described as extrajudicial k#lling. However, Vandi was arrested and appeared before Chief Magistrate C.A. Adedayo on December 30, 2022, a day after the Police Service Commission approved his suspension.