Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Man stabs to death wife’s lover

StabbedMrsOkoro260x300Ilorin - A 25-year-old farmer, Mohammed Tanko,
was on Tuesday ordered to be remanded in prison
for allegedly killing his wife’s lover.
Tanko of Gorobani village in Kaiama, Kwara, was
charged before an Ilorin Magistrates’ Court for
allegedly stabbing to death one Boka who he
suspected to be having extramarital affairs with his
The Prosecutor, Cpl. Abideen Oderinde, told the
court that on Feb. 25, the accused assaulted Boka
because he suspected him having sexual
intercourse with his wife (Daya).
As a result, fight ensued between them and
Mohammed Tanko stabbed Boka with knife and he
died instantly.
Investigation conducted revealed that the
accused callously stabbed Boka to death based on
information he heard that the deceased had sexual
intercourse with his wife,’’ Oderinde said.
The prosecutor said the accused is facing a one-
count charge of culpable homicide.
He said that offence contravened Section 221 of
Penal Code Law.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty.
The Magistrate, M. F. Adebola, ordered the
remand of the accused at Federal Prison Oke-Kura,
Adebola adjourned the case to April 14, for further mention.

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