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.
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.
person pleaded not guilty. In his ruling, the Chief Magistrate, Mr.
Taiwo Oladiran, said the court lack jurisdiction to try the matter.
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.