Court Remands IVD Over Wife’s Death, Bimbo

Auto dealer, Ikechukwu Ogbonna popularly known as IVD has been allegedly remanded in court over the death of his late wife, Bimbo.

Court Remands IVD Over Wife's Death, BimboIVD lost his wife, Bimbo in October, 2022 after a series of alleged domestic violence. Following this, he has been involved in different controversies from being accused of murdering his wife.

However, An Ebute Meta Magistrates Court in Lagos on Tuesday, January 31, ordered the remand of IVD over the death of his wife, Abimbola Martins-Ogbonna.

Magistrate Adebayo Kafayat Tella, made the order following advice by the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Lagos State, which indicted Ogbonna for involuntary manslaughter.

Reading out the DPP Advice, Mrs Tella said the Defendant should be arraigned before the Lagos High Court.

She remanded Ogbonna in custody pending the filing of information against him and his arraignment.

Defense counsel Mr. Abubakar Yesufu however prayed the court to release the defendant based on earlier bail conditions granted him.

But Magistrate Tella held that she lacked the jurisdiction to entertain a case of involuntary manslaughter, hence all bail applications should be presented before the high court.

She adjourned till March 7, 2023.

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