By Rashidat Akashat, Agency Reports
37-year-old Chirstiana Odo was charged on Friday for the murder of her husband Romanus, 48, at Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
According to NAN, Magistrate A.O. Ajibade, however, did not welcome any plea from the 37-year-old trader, and ordered that she be remanded at Ikoyi Prisons till advise reaches them from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
Murdered Man Stabbed With Kitchen Knife
Meanwhile, the prosecutor, Inspector Oladele Adebayo alleged that the accused had stabbed her husband in the chest with a kitchen knife on Christmas day around 4pm at their residence in Ikorodu.
“The deceased had come home in a drunken state and had a heated argument with the accused, who angrily picked up a kitchen knife and stabbed him inthe chest,” he said.
The offence which contravened Section 221 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2011 prescribes death penalty for offenders.