Hope many have not forgotten Adedamola Abe, the hero of fuel subsidy protest in Lagos who was shot dead by a Divisional Police Officer DPO Segun Fabunmi on Yaya-Abatan Ogba Lagos on the first day protest.
the dismissed DPO was arraigned for murder, before Justice Olabisi Akinlade of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja after one year of committing the offense .
the charges read, "Segun Fabunmi, on or about January 9, 2012 at about 9.30am while on security patrol at Yaya Abatan Junction, Ogba Agege, Lagos in Ikeja Judicial Division, murdered one Adedamola Daramola.
"Segun Fabunmi on or about January 9, 2012 at about 9.30am while on security patrol at Yaya Abatan Junction, Ogba Agege, Lagos in Ikeja Judicial Division did attempt to kill one Alimi Abubakar by shooting at him with AK 47 rifle."
The alleged offence of murder was said to contravene Section 221 of the Criminal Law, No. 11, 2011, while the offences of attempted murder and causing grievous bodily harm were said to, respectively, contravene sections 228 and 243 of the same law.
The judge ordered the accused to be remanded in Kirikiri Maximum Prison, and adjourned till June 14 for the hearing of the application.