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Court Remands Suspected Killers Of Moradeun Balogun


Court Remands Suspected Killers Of Moradeun Balogun

Moradeun before her death
Moradeun before her death

The suspected killers of Moradeun Balogun, who was stabbed her Gbagada, Lagos State have been remanded by the Magistrates Court in Ebute Meta, on Tuesday.

Moradeun who was stabbed in the neck on her work by the suspects around the NOIC bus stop, Gbagada on December 3 2019.

Some good Samaritans took her to R-Jolad Hospital where she was allegedly denied treatment because of a police report.

It will be recalled that her death led to a Twitter campaign against hospitals refusing to treat wounded patients without a police report.

The hashtag was #Justiceformoradeun.

The allegation was denied by the hospital, whose management claimed that she was assessed by two doctors before she was referred to the Gbagada General Hospital for vascular surgery.

A further report revealed that Moradeun died at the Gbagada General Hospital as a result of losing a lot of blood.

Moradeun Balogun

Moradeun Balogun

The suspects identified as David Obi, Ugochukwu Udochukwu, Chidiebere Nnanna, Samuel Nnanna and Faruk Usman, were charged with three counts of conspiracy, robbery and murder.

The police noted that the offences violate sections 223, 299 and 297 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The Magistrate A.O. Komolafe against the plea of the suspects ordered that they be remanded in the Ikoyi Correctional Centre and adjourned the case till January 16, 2020.

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