Court Remands A 29 Years Precious Ibe, For Murder Case

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A 29-year-old, Precious Ibe has a pending legal advice remand, ordered by Ebute-Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on a murder case at the Ikoyi Correctional Centre on Friday.

Precious was brought to court for allegedly stabbing a man, Sunday Emmanuel, to death on Sept. 1, at a hotel in FESTAC Town, Lagos.

Presiding magistrate, Mr W.A. Salami ordered the remand of the defendant at the correctional centre pending legal advice from the Department of Public Prosecution.

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The plea of the defendant was not taken.

Prosecuting Sgt. Temitope Adegbite had earlier told the court that Precious stabbed Emmanuel with a knife in the stomach, an action which led to his death.

The offence contravened the criminal code of Lagos State, which prescribes death sentence for convicts of murder.

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