A Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday remanded a 22-year-old carpenter, Onyekachi Agu, who pleaded guilty to pouring acid on his girlfriend and his rival, pending sentence.
Chief Magistrate A.O Adedayo ordered that Agu should be remanded in a Correctional Centre after he pleaded guilty to attempted murder and causing grievous harm.
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Adedayo adjourned the case until July 27 for facts and sentence
Earlier, the Prosecutor, ASP Roman Unuigbe, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on July 3 at Gangare Hotel, Mile 12, Lagos.
Unuigbe said that the defendant traced the complainants to a hotel and poured the acid on them.
Unuigbe said that the offence contravened the provisions of sections 230 and 245 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.(NAN)