The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a 23-year old lady, identified as Opeyemi Adamson, for allegedly using a knife to slit her neighbor’s throat, Taiwo Olowookere, at Meiran area of Lagos State.
It was gathered that during the fight took place in their compound, Adamson used a knife to slice the victim’s throat, pierced it deep inside and left the knife there.
The victim bled profusely and fell down before other neighbours who were present rushed her to an undisclosed hospital where she died. The corpse was deposited at mortuary for autopsy report.
The matter was reported to the Meiran Police Division and she was subsequently arrested and transfered to SCIID Panti, Yaba, Lagos for further investigation.
During the investigation, the police found her culpable and charged her before the Ebute Metta Magistrates Court for murder.
The court did not take her plea and denied her bail. The prosecutor, Inspector Adams, asked court to remand the defendant in prison custody pending the outcome of DPP advice.
It was gathered that if the defendant is found culpable by the DPP, that she will be tried and may be jailed for life for the offence.
Meanwhile the corpse of the victim was still at the mortuary as the police await the outcome of the investigation to determine if she would be facing murder charge over the death of Taiwo.
Source: ( tsb.com.ng )