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25-year old remanded for ‘stabbing’ man

Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ikorodu, Lagos State, on Friday remanded a 25-year-old man, Seun Akindumade, who allegedly stabbed a man on the stomach.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr T.A. Elias, who did not take the plea of Akindumade, ordered that he be kept in a correctional centre pending the advice of the State Directorate of Public prosecutions. NAN reports.

Elias adjourned the case until Dec. 6 for mention.

The defendant is facing a charge of causing grievous harm.

According to the prosecutor, Insp John Iberedem, the defendant committed the offence on Oct. 27 at 1.00 p.m. at No. 17, Emmanuel St., Omitoro, Ikorodu.

Iberedem said the defendant stabbed the complainant, Mr Tunde Onasowo, with a knife on the stomach.

He said the injury had caused the complainant serious harm.

Iberedem said the offence contravened Section 245 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

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