A 25 year-old woman, identified as Gift Daniel, appeared at an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly stabbing to death a cleric, who attempted to rape her.
According to reports, the culprit who pleaded not guilty, killed 52 year-old Taofeek Olumoro, February 16, at 3, Bajulaiye Street, Fadeyi, Lagos.
According to the prosecuting inspector Oladele Adebayo, he said the defendant used a kitchen knife to stab the deceased.
“The defendant was lured into the deceased’s room where he tried to forcefully have sexual intercourse with her. In defence, she picked a knife and stabbed him fatally in his chest,” Adebayo added.
Magistrate A. Kusanu granted the defendant to N200, 000 bail with two sureties each in the like sum.
She ordered that the case file be duplicated and sent to the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for advice.
Source: The Nation