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17 year old Hannah Osazuwa who stabbed boyfriend to death in Lagos State sent to prison

An
Ebuta-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 murder.

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, Egbeda.

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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