A 47-year-old man, Premie Imafidon, has been remanded by the Ebute Metta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for allegedly slapping his wife to death.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs A.O. Ajibade, remanded Imafidon in Ikoyi Prisons and ordered that the case file should be sent to the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for advice.
The case was adjourned till sept 3. The accused is facing a charge for murder.
Earlier, the Prosecutor, Sgt. Maria Dauda, told the court that the accused committed the offence on June 15, at 7:00 p.m., at No. 25, Apata St., Agege, Lagos.
She explained that the accused slapped his wife Hope, 42 to her death.
The offence contravened Section 224 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
Section 224 stipulates death sentence for murder.
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