Hunger In The Land 20-yr-old arraigned for threatening to stab friend over bread

A man has been docked for threatening to stab his friend over a loaf of bread in Badagry.

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A 20-year-old man has been docked for allegedly threatening to stab his friend to death with a knife.

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The accused, Abayomi Ogunbayo, was brought before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Wednesday, September 28.

Ogunbayo faced a charge of threat to life and according to the prosecutor, Innocent Uko, the accused committed the offence on September 25 at the Pota area of Badagry over a loaf of bread.

Uko told the court that the accused and his friend were arguing over the loaf of bread when Ogunbayo brought out a knife and threatened to stab him.

“The two friends were embroiled in an argument over the sharing of a loaf of bread when the accused took a knife and threaten to kill his friend.

“The complainant quickly dashed out of the house to report the incident to the police,” he said.

According to Uko, the offence contravened Section 56 (1), (A) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2011.

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Ogunbayo pleaded not guilty to the charge and was granted bail in the sum of N100,000 with a surety, who must provide evidence of tax payment to the Lagos State Government.

The case was adjourned to October 7 for further hearing.

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