An Ebute-Metta Magistrates Court on Friday has ordered the remand of Folawiyo Azzez Opeyemi, for stabbing his friend to death.
The 27-year-old defendant was arraigned on a count charge of murder. He was said to have stabbed his victim, identified as Banuso, with a broken bottle on his left chest.
The prosecutor, Inspector Babatope Julius, told the court that the accused committed the crimeon October 24, at No. 37, Akanni street, Lagos Island, around 8:00pm.a He added that the offence contravened Section 222 and punishable under Section 223 Cap C17, Vol 3 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State of Nigeria 2015.
However, the plea of the accused was not taken.
The Magistrate B. F. Williams ordered that the accused be remanded pending legal advice from the Department of Public Prosecutions, DPP.
The case was adjourned till December 4, 2017.
- Chinwe Aguobi