News Africa: Police arraign woman for killing two-year-old boy


Police arraign woman for killing two-year-old boy

A woman known as Chinenye Ndubuife have been arraigned by The Lagos State Police before an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court for the alleged murder of a two-year-old boy, Wisdom Promise.

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The suspects was said to have hit the victim in the head with a stone.
According to police, the suspect committed the murder on December 12, 2018, around 1pm at No. 70 Lawani Street, Olodi-Apapa, Lagos, in the Ebute Meta Magisterial District.

The police added that the offence was contrary to Section 222 and punishable under Section 223 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2015.

The charge read, “That you Chinenye Ndubuife, on December 12, 2018, around 1pm at No. 70 Lawani Street, Olodi-Apapa, Lagos in the Lagos State Magisterial District, did kill one Wisdom Promise, aged two years, by hitting him with a stone on his head, thereby committing an offence contrary to Section 222 and punishable under Section 223 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2015.”


The presiding magistrate, A. O. Komofe, adjourned the matter till January 30, 2019, for advice from the Director of Public Prosecutions and remanded the suspect in prison custody.

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