ASP Vandi bags death sentence for killing Bolanle Raheem
Written by Tunde Adeyemi on October 9, 2023
The Lagos State High Court sitting at the Tafawa Balewa Square annex, at Igbosere has convicted and sentenced the suspended Assistant Superintendent of Police, Vandi to death by hanging, for the murder of Lagos-based lawyer, Omobolanle Raheem.
The court found the defendant guilty on one count of murder.
Justice Ibironke Harrison in the judgment held that the prosecution, the Lagos state government, had established the case against the suspended officer beyond all reasonable doubt.
On January 16, Vandi was charged in court for shooting to death the 41-year-old pregnant lawyer at the Ajah underbridge checkpoint on December 25, 2022.