Lagos businessman IVD arraigned for loss of life of his spouse, Bimbo

Lagos businessman, IVD arraigned for death of his wife, Bimbo

Nigerian businessman, Ikechukwu Ogbonna, popularly often called IVD, has been arraigned earlier than the Lagos State Excessive Courtroom in Ikeja over the alleged manslaughter of his late spouse, Abimbola.

IVD was arraigned on Monday, March 20, earlier than Justice Nicole-Clay on one depend of involuntary manslaughter in go well with No. LD/21055C/23, which was most well-liked towards him by the Lagos State Authorities.

Recall that Abimbola died on October 12, 2022, in a fireplace incident at their residence within the Lekki space of the state.

On the resumed listening to of the case on Monday March 20, the prosecuting counsel, Adeshola Bello, advised the court docket that there was a mix-up within the date the alleged offence was dedicated.

“We’ve got on report October 10 however the date was October 12,” Bello mentioned.

Bello urged the court docket to grant the prosecution permission to allow them to make an modification, which the court docket granted.

Bello mentioned the alleged offence dedicated contravened Part 229 of the Felony Legislation of Lagos State, 2015.

Ogbonna, nonetheless, pleaded not responsible to the cost towards him.

The defence counsel, Mr Victor Ogunde, SAN, sought bail for the defendant.

Whereas in search of bail for the defendant, the decide requested why he was bringing a bail utility although the defendant was on bail since March 1.

The defence counsel replied that the go well with towards his shopper was with a special cost quantity.

Consequently, Justice Nicole-Clay adjourned the case until March 30, Could 24 and 25, 2023, for the graduation of trial.

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