Three men have been brought before an Ebute Metta Magistrates’Court, Lagos for allegedly beating their friend to death during a fight.
The suspects who reside in Isolo, Suleman Ibrahim, 21, Ibrahim Oyigye, 23 and Musa Ogbole, 24 were arrested and remanded in prison custody at Ikoyi, Lagos after they allegedly beat Aliu Sanusi, 24, to death during the fight.
The suspects were charged with conspiracy and murder before the court.
The suspects were said to have had a disagreement with Sanusi which led to the fight, and were shocked when Sanusi collapsed and died during the fight.
They were arrested by the police at Isolo division, while the late Sanusi’s body was deposited at Isolo General Hospital, Lagos for autopsy.
The matter was transferred to the state Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, Panti Yaba, Lagos.
The court ordered the prosecutor to duplicate their file and send it to the DPP for advice, as the presiding Magistrate, Mrs S.O. Solebo ordered them to be remanded in prison custody pending DPP’s advice.