An Ebute-Meta Magistrates Court in Lagos has remanded a househelp, Joseph Ogbu, suspected of killing his employer Oreoluwa John, 36, and her 89-year-old mother, Adejoke John at their Lagos home last Thursday.

Ms Olanike Olagbende remanded Ogbu in prison custody pending legal advice from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and adjourned till July 30.

She made the order following an application by the police.

The application was based on a temporary three-count charge.

Benue State born Ogbu allegedly killed the mother and daughter between 1am and 2am at the deceased’s No. 4, Ogunlana Drive, Surulere, Lagos, home.