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16-year-old girl remanded in prison for stabbing her boyfriend to death

An Ebute-Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Friday, remanded
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 charge of
Elias ordered that the case file be duplicated and sent to the
office of the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPPs)
while the accused should remain at the Ikoyi Prisons pending
a legal advice.
He adjourned the case to Dec. 12.
Earlier, the Police Prosecutor, Sgt. Kehinde Omisakin, had told
the court that the defendant committed the offence on Oct.
16 at 9.00 a.m. at No. 34, Road K, Close, Gowon Estate,
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.
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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