Bamise:Court Sends Andrew Nice to Prison

Nice (Andrew) Omininikoron, the BRT driver accused of killing Oluwabamise Ayanwole, was arraigned on Friday, March 11 Omininikoron was subsequently remanded in prison for 30 days by the magistrates court in Yaba, Lagos state.

The suspect was remanded pending legal advice from the Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP), the court explained   Nice (Andrew) Omininikoron, the BRT driver accused of killing Oluwabamise Ayanwole, was arraigned on Friday, March 11 Omininikoron was subsequently remanded in prison for 30 days by the magistrates court in Yaba, Lagos state.

The suspect was remanded pending legal advice from the Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP), the court explained  We gathers that the defendant is charged with conspiracy, murder, rape and misconduct with regards to corpses  Though the charge was read to him, his plea was not taken by the court while Salawu adjourned the case until Monday, April 11 for DPP advice, Daily Trust also reported.   Details of Ominnikoron’s offence  .

The Officer in charge of the Legal Department at the State Criminal Investigation Department Panti, Yetunde Cardoso, said that Ominnikoron, who was on duty as a driver, raped Ayanwole, and pushed her out of the moving BRT bus. He reportedly committed the offence at 8pm on Saturday, February 26, along Ajah-Oshodi Expressway, on a Lagos State BRT bus with code number 257. The offence, Cardoso said, contravened the provisions of sections 411, 223, 260 and 165 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (Revised).    Sections 223 stipulates death penalty for the offence of murder, 260 provides for life imprisonment for rape and 165 carries five years imprisonment for misconduct with regards to corpses.

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