For allegedly slapping his 42 year-old wife to death, a 47-year-old man, Premie Imafidon, has been remanded by an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Tuesday.
The Chief Magistrate, 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.
Ajibade adjourned the case until Sept. 3
The accused is facing a charge for murder.
Earlier, the prosecutor, 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 said that the accused had slapped his wife Hope, 42, which resulted to her death.
The offence contravened Section 224 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
Section 224 stipulates death sentence for murder.