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Lagos Court Remands Lawyer In Prison For Stabbing Her Husband And Cutting Off His Penis

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Lagos Court Remands Lawyer In Prison For Stabbing Her Husband And Cutting Off His Penis

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Lagos Nigeria: The Lagos State High Court at Igbosere has ordered the remand of Udeme Otike-Odibi, a female lawyer, at Kirikiri Prison for killing her 52-year-old husband, Symphorosa Otike-Odibi.

Recall that on May 3rd, Udeme stabbed her husband to death and attempted to commit suicide at their home in Diamond Estate in Ogombo, Ajah area.

She was arrested by the police and was today arraigned in court by the Lagos State government on a two-count charge of murder. She, however, pleaded not guilty to both charges.

The prosecutor, Sumonu Babatunde, told the court that Udeme committed the act of murder, an offence that contravenes Section 165 (b) and (234) of the criminal law of Lagos state (2015) and carries a punishment of a minimum of five years imprisonment.

Justice Adebayo Akintoye adjourned the case till October 8 and 9 for the commencement of trial.

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