An industrial motorcyclist, Obinna Nwophoke, accused of stabbing a friend having a screwdriver around the chest, on Monday made an appearance before an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Nwophoke, 30, whose address wasn’t provided, is facing a 2-count charge of illegal assault, and pleaded not liable.

The Prosecutor, Insp. Cousin Adams, told a legal court that the accused committed the offences on March. 10 at 9.15 p.m., in the “Okada Park’’ on Baale Road, Sari-Iganmu.

He stated that Nwophoke and Michael Udeh got into a heated argument over a problem not yet been determined, and also the former stabbed his mate having a screwdriver around the chest.

The offences, Adams stated, contravened Sections 172 and 173 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (Revised).

The Justice of the peace, Mrs O.A. Fowowe-Erusiafe accepted the accused to some bail of N50,000 with two responsible sureties in like sum.

She adjourned the situation until November. 20 for mention.(NAN)


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