Court remands woman, 29, for murder



An Ebute-Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos ordered the remand of a 29-year-old, Precious Ibe the Ikoyi Correctional Centre Friday pending advice a murder case.

Precious was to court for allegedly stabbing a man, Emmanuel, to death Sept. 1, a hotel in FESTAC Town, Lagos.

Presiding magistrate, Mr W.A. Salami ordered the remand of the defendant the correctional centre pending advice the Department of Public Prosecution.

The plea of the defendant was not taken.

Prosecuting Sgt. Temitope Adegbite had earlier told the court that Precious stabbed Emmanuel with a knife in the stomach, an action which led to his death.

The contravened the criminal code of Lagos State, which prescribes death sentence for convicts of murder.

Magistrate Salami adjourned the case till Oct. 20. (NAN)