A Nigerian woman, Stella Olowofoyekun, was on 17th January , remanded in a correctional centre by a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stabbing her neighbour to death with a broken bottle.
Chief Magistrate Oluwatoyin Oghere, ordered that the defendant(35), a petty trader, who is facing a count charge of murder, be kept at the Ikoyi Correctional Center, Lagos, pending legal advice from the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).
According to the Prosecutor, Sgt. Modupe Olaluwoye, the defendant committed the offence at 11.30 pm. at Mati Community, Snake Island, Apapa area of Lagos.
Olaluwoye told the court that the defendant had stabbed her neighbour, Mr. Monday Bella, to death with a broken bottle because he was playfully touching her.