NIGERIA – Kanung Doris, a 35-year-old woman was Monday remanded in prison for allegedly stabbing her husband to death in Oyo State, The woman who’s a resident at 12, Alaafia Street, Mokola, Ibadan, the state capital, is facing one-count charge of murder. According to the prosecutor, Sgt. Femi Omilana, the mother of three allegedly stabbed her husband Vincent Kanung, 45, with a knife in the stomach following some disagreement.
Omilana told the Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court “The accused committed the act on August 3, at about 11.30 p.m.
“The incident resulted to the death of Vincent,” the prosecutor said, adding that the offence contravened section 316 and 319 of the Criminal Code Cap 38, Vol.II, Laws of Oyo State 2000.
The accused person pleaded not guilty. In his ruling, the Chief Magistrate, Mr. Taiwo Oladiran, said the court lack jurisdiction to try the matter.
Oladiran adjourned the case till September 20, for mention, ordering that the accused be remanded at Agodi Prison pending the outcome of advice from the Office of Director of Public Prosecution, DPP.