The Actress Bimbo Akinsanya is standing trial for alleged conspiracy to murder one Reverend Pat Ogechi Dennah.The police prosecutor, ASP Barth Nwaokenye in the two-count charge, alleged that Bimbo pointed Reverend Dennah to a yet to be identified boy to kill her.
This actress and others now at large were alleged to have on 28 October, 2011 at 20, Samuel Street, Akowonjo, Egbeda, a suburb of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, conspired to commit felony by wounding Reverend Dennah.
He added that the boy, who is now at large, shot at Dennah but only wounded her on her left shoulder.
But When the matter came up today, the prosecutor told the court that the victim was still receiving treatment from the wounds he sustained from the gunshot.
praying for a short adjournment to enable the victim recover from her wounds.
The matter was subsequently adjourned to 21 December, 2011 for mention.
The offence allegedly committed by the actress is punishable under sections 338 and 516 of the Criminal Code, Cap.C.17, Vol 11, Laws of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2003.
One of the charges reads: “That you, Bimbo Akinsanya and others now at large on 28 October, 2011 at about 2030hrs at 20, Samuel Street, Akowonjo, Egbeda, Lagos, in the Lagos magisterial district, did point Reverend Pat Ogechi Dennah to a boy yet to be identified, to kill her and the said boy shot her with a gun and wounded her on her left shoulder and thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 338 of the Criminal Code, Cap.C.17, Vol. 11, Laws of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2003.”
Bimbo pleaded not guilty to the charges.
She was granted bail by the presiding magistrate, Mr A.O. Isaac in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties who must be residing in Lagos now.