BRT Driver Arraigned Over Alleged Murder Of Passenger

The driver of the Bus Rapid Transit, BRT, Andrew Nice Ominnikoron who was accused of raping and killing his passenger , Oluwabamise Ayanwole was today arraigned before a High Court sitting at Tafawa Balewa TBS.

Ominnikoron is facing a four-count charge bordering on rape, conspiracy and murder preferred against him by the Lagos state government.

When the matter came up before Justice Sherifat Sonaike, the Director of Public Prosecution DPP, Dr Jide Martins, informed the court that the matter was for the arraignment of the defendant.

According to the prosecutor, the offences committed is contrary to and punishable under Sections 411,223,260 and 165 of the criminal law of Lagos State 2015.

However, the BRT Driver pleaded not guilty to the charge against him.

Consequently, Justice Sonaike ordered that Ominnikoron should be further remanded at the Ikoyi prison and adjourned the case to May 9, 10 and 11, 2022 for commencement of trial.

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