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16-year-old girl allegedly stabs lover to death in Lagos

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An Ebuta-Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Friday, ordered the remand of a 16-year-old Hannah Osazuwa in Ikoyi Prison for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend to death in Lagos.

Chief Magistrate, Mr Tajudeen Elias, gave the order when the defendant appeared before him on a one-count of murder.

Elias ordered that the case file is duplicated and sent to the office of the State Director of Public Prosecutions while the accused should remain at the Ikoyi Prisons pending a legal advice.

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He adjourned the case to December 12.

Earlier, the Police Prosecutor, Sgt. Kehinde Omisakin had told the court that the defendant committed the offence on October 16 at 9.00 a.m. at No. 34, Road K, Close, Gowon Estate, Egbeda.

She said that the accused had stabbed her boyfriend, Tomide Akintewe, 20, on his chest with a pair of scissors, resulting in bleeding that claimed his life.

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The prosecutor said that the offence contravened Section 222 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015, which prescribes a death sentence for convicts.

 

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