Court Remands Man Who Stabbed Girlfriend In Lagos


A Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Lagos on Thursday ordered a man identified as Chinonso Ejiogu, who allegedly stabbed his girlfriend multiple times be remanded in a correctional centre.

Mr Ejiogu, whose residential address was not provided was charged with attempted murder and grievous assault by the police.

Magistrate, Mrs M.I. Dan-Oni, ordered he should be remanded in Ikoyi Prisons.

Dan-Oni, directed the prosecutor to duplicate the case file and forward a copy to the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for legal advice.

Dan-Oni adjourned the case until July 8 for the DPP advice.

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Insp Courage Ekhueorohan told the court that Ejiogu committed the offence on June 2, at No 11 Abolade St., Aguda, Surulere Lagos.

Ekhueorohan alleged that Ejiogu stabbed his girlfriend with a kitchen knife multiple times in the stomach.

He said that Ejiogu, left her with grievous injury.

The offence, Ekhueorohan said, contravened the provisions of sections 173 and 230 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

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