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Transport union boss accused of stabbing member to death

01 February 2016, 20:48

Lagos - Chairman of Meiran branch of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Wasiu Onibudo, has been arrested for allegedly stabbing another member of the union to death, Nation reports.

He was said to have stabbed Taiwo Ogunlaja to death alongside some other union members during a NURTW meeting held last December 3 at the union’s headquarters on 365, Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, Abule-Egba, Lagos.

Onibudo was arrested by the police and arraigned at an Ebute-Metta Chief Magistrates’ Court last Friday.

Also read: Silverbird Cinemas employee stabbed to death

Chief Magistrate Afolashade Botoku ordered that the defendant be remanded in prison custody for 30 days, pending the DPP’s advice.

She also ordered the police to duplicate the case file and forward it to the DPP.

The matter was adjourned till February 29.

Read more at Nation

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