Man Remanded For Attempted Murder


An Ebute Metta Magistrate Court in Yaba, Lagos has ordered the remand of a 31-year-old man, Fuwas Ishola, in Kirikiri prison for an alleged attempted murder.

Ishola, who is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and attempted murder was said to have caused a permanent mouth injury on one Abidemi Adijun.

According to Jimoh Iseghede, the prosecuting officer, the accused committed the offence on May 17, 2018 at Adedoyin street, Mile 12, Kosofe Area of the state at about 10:45pm.

Iseghede said the offence contradicts and punishable under Sections 246(a) and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2015.

The accused however, pleaded not guilty to the charge preferred against him.

Kusanu O., the presiding magistrate, remanded the accused in prison but gave him an option of fine in the sum of  two hundred thousand naira with two sureties in like sum.

The case was adjourned till August 2, 2018

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