A 31-year-old man identified as Michael David has been arraigned before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for allegedly stabbing his wife, Onyinyechi Dennis, to death.
According to the Prosecutor, Insp. Emmanuel Ajayi, the offence was committed on April 7, at No. 24, Ojoku St., Olodi Apapa in Lagos.
Ajayi told the court that the accused stabbed Dennis, his wife, to death with a kitchen knife over allegations of infidelity.
He said “David confronted the deceased over allegations that she was cheating on him and a fight ensued leading him to stab his wife to death,”.
According to Ajayi, the offence contravened Section 221 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
The plea for bail by the accused was not taken by the court as the Chief Magistrate, Mr O.O. Olatunji ordered that the accused be remanded at the Ikoyi Prisons pending the receipt of legal advice from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPPs) and the case was adjourned till July 17.