Oyogist has learned that the Lagos State Government has filed murder charges against Chidinma Ojukwu and another person, Adedapo Quadri, over the murder of Billionaire CEO, Usifo Ataga.
According to police Counsel, Cyril Ajiofor the police had received legal advice from the office of the Directorate of Public Prosecution(DPP) on the case.
A copy of the murder charge obtained by Oyogist read thus;
“The DPP will prosecute Chindinma and Quadri “for the offences of conspiring to murder, murder, conspiracy to commit felony to wit: forgery, forgery and making documents without authority contracts to Sections 233, 222, 411, 363, and 370 respectively of the Criminal Law, Cap. C17 Vo.3 Laws of Lagos State, 2015.
”Also, the DPP will prosecute Chindinma’s sister Chioma “for the offence of having possession of thing (sic) reasonably suspected to have been stolen contrary to Section 329 of Criminal Law, Cap. C17 Vol.3 Laos of Lagos State, 2015”.
The DPP in her advice cleared 11 other suspects and asked that they be released on the grounds that no offence had been disclosed against them in respect of the case.
“The 11 are: Babalola Disu, Olowu Ifeoluwa, Olutayo Abayomi, Nkechi Mogbo, and Ojukwu Onoh.Others are Tony Okonye, Damilola Adekoya, Bola Adekoya, Segun Akinsanya, Oluwatoni Dada and Adams Kenneth.
The magistrate also discharged Chidinma’s father, Ojukwu Onoh and four others who had initially been arraigned by the police for alleged obstruction of justice.