22-Year-Old Stabs 18-Year-Old Boy To Death

The Ebute-Metta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, has remanded a 22-year-old man, Innocent Okoh, in prison, on a suspicion of murder.

Okoh, who appeared before the court on Friday, July 29, 2016, was accused of stabbing Kehinde Kafaru, 18, which lead to his death.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reported that the deceased was stabbed on the stomach and head.

Two counts charges  of conspiracy and murder, has been levelled against the suspect for his crime.

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Inspector Jimah Iseghede, a prosecutor in the case, told the court that Okoh killed the deceased on May 29, 2016 inMafoluku, Oshodi.

The offences contravened Sections 221 and 231 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011, with the former carrying a death penalty for anyone convicted.

The court magistrate, Miss B.O. Ope-Agbe, instructed that the accused be remanded at the Ikoyi Prisons until further notice.

The case was adjourned till August 30, 2016, for hearing.

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