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Man remanded in prison for stabbing friend in Lagos

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A Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, on Thursday remanded a 41-year-old man, Onuaka Chigozie, for stabbing his friend, Mr Chinago Onuakpa in the neck.

The prosecutor, ASP Clément Okuoimose, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on July 19 at 8.30p.m. at Iyana-Era, Ijanikin, Lagos.

Okuoimose said that the defendant stabbed Onuakpa, the complainant, with a knife during an argument.

“The complainant was rushed to the hospital,” the prosecutor said

He said the offence contravened Section 346 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The Chief Magistrate, Fadahunsi Adefioye, remanded Chigozie after he pleaded guilty to a charge of assault.

Adefioye ordered that the defendant should be remanded in Awhajigoh Correctional Centre, pending his sentence.

He adjourned the case until August 24 for final judgement.

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