A 27 year old Okadaman known as Shehu Sanni, has been jailed in the
Ikoyi Prison, Lagos, till September 29, when his murder case will be
The commercial motorcycle rider allegedly stabbed a vigilante officer
to death with a scissors during a brawl.
Sanni, who resides at No. 22, Abeokuta Street, Oko Baba, Ebute Meta,
was dragged before Magistrate B.O. Ope-Agbe of the Ebute Meta Chief
Magistrates’ Court, on a murder charge after he reportedly stabbed the
deceased, Ibukun Oguntona, for daring to challenge him for riding his
motorcycle at night.
The prosecutor, Sergeant Maria Dauda, told the court that the offence
was committed on July 8 at Tappa-Abeokuta Street, Ebute Meta after the
accused was questioned by Oguntana.
“An argument ensued between the duo and Sanni, who had a pair of
scissors in his pocket, brought it out and stabbed the deceased on his
chest and stomach”,Dauda said.
Dauda also noted that the offence contravened Section 221 of the
Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
The case has been adjourned till September 29 for further hearing.