The Ebute Metta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos has ordered that Lekan Shonde be remanded at the Ikoyi prison for the next 30 days. Lekan was arraigned in court today for the murder of his wife, Ronke at their Egbeda, Lagos home on May 5th. He pleaded not guilty after the one-count charge of murder was read to him.
The Magistrate, Mrs Oluyemisi Adelaja, ordered after his plea, that he should be remanded at the Ikoyi Prisons for 30 days, pending an advice from the state’s Director of Public Prosecutions. The case has been adjourned till June 24 for mention.