Lagos Man Arraigned For Murder

By Bola Kougbe


A man has been arraigned before an Igbosere High Court judge in Lagos, for alleged murder.

The defendant, Okpoko Kingsley, was on Monday charged with manslaughter. He was said to have stabbed his victim, Felix Mark, with a broken bottle in the head. The incident happened at Mokoya Street, Olodi Apapa area of Lagos State.

The prosecuting officer, R.O. Aroye, told the court that the offence is punishable under section 219 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos 2011.

The presiding judge, A.M. Nicole-Clay, adjourned the case till 17 January 2017, following an agreement between the prosecutor and defense counsel.

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