DRIVER BEATS WIFE TO DEATH FOR DRINKING IN LAGOS

Afeez Hanafi A 34-year-old commercial driver in Amoshe town, Meiran, Lagos State, has been detained by the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba, for allegedly killing his wife. PUNCH Metro learnt that the suspect, identified only as Benjamin, beat his wife to death for allegedly getting drunk. It was said that the victim, Stella, together with three of her friends – Fatima, Kafaya – and a man, Wasiu, had gone to have fun in a nearby bar. She was said to have returned home inebriated, which angered her husband.…

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MAN BATTERS WIFE, THROWS HER DOWN FROM 2- STOREY BUILDING

A 35-year-old man, Uche Chukwuka, who allegedly battered his wife and threw her down a two-storey building, appeared before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday. The accused, residing at No. 22 Railway Line in Idi-Oro, Mushin, Lagos, is standing trial on a two-count charge bordering on assault. Chukwuka, however, pleaded ‘not guilty’ to the charges preferred against him. The Prosecutor, Inspector Godwin Oriabure, told court that the offence was committed on June 20 at about 7:30p.m. at the residence of the accused. He explained that the accused…

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