Murder Court remands 22-yr-old man in prison

22-year-old Okoh, stabbed the deceased in the stomach and head on May 29, 2016 in Mafoluku, Oshodi. 

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The accused is being held in prison until further notice. play

The accused is being held in prison until further notice.

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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 led to his death. 

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

Two counts charges  of conspiracy and murder, have 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, in Mafoluku, 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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