Jealous lover baths fiancee with acid in Lagos

A 33-year-old man, Lukman Madotti, has been arraigned for allegedly pouring acid on his fiancee, Toyin Muyiba.

Madotti was arraigned on Wednesday before an Ebute Metta Magistrates’ Court for attempted murder.

The Police Prosecutor, ASP Clara Adegbayi, had told the court that the offence was committed on April 9 at 6.00 a.m. at No. 11, Alhaji Lasisi St., Idi-Oro, Mushin, Lagos.

She said the jealous lover poured acid on Muyiba, 20, whom he had accused of flirting around.

The offence contravened Section 230 (1) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The offence attracts life imprisonment, according to the provisions of the Criminal Law.

The Magistrate, Mrs O.A. Olagbende, ordered that the accused ne remanded in prison pending advice from the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

She adjourned the case until June 4 for mention.

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