The Lagos Hiss Police Uncover, on Tuesday, arraigned a 16-300 and sixty five days-extinct lady sooner than the Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court docket for alleged execute.
The deceased, who become as soon as a friend to the defendant’s father, had invited her to his home to abet him with fetching water when he allegedly tried to rape her.
The defendant reportedly picked a knife from the room and stabbed Ishola to death.
The youngster become as soon as arraigned on one depend of execute sooner than Justice of the Peace A. O. Adedayo.
She pleaded no longer guilty to the associated price.
The offence become as soon as said to be opposite to Section 225 of the Felony Law of Lagos Hiss, 2015.
Following her plea, the Justice of the Peace ordered that the defendant be remanded in the Correctional Home for Ladies, Idi-Araba, and adjourned the case till April 27, 2020, for the inform Director of Public Prosecutions’ advice.
On the opposite hand, the inform Place of work of the Public Defender said it had taken up the case on behalf of the defendant knowledgeable bono.
The Director of the OPD, Olayinka Adeyemi, said the place of job would provide free apt services and products to other defendants being prosecuted in varied courts.
She said, “The OPD will no longer simplest provide the suspect with free apt services and products, nonetheless also give her and other of us being represented in courts in varied cases qualitative apt representation, and our trip, records and dealing out of criminal authorized guidelines of the land and principles would possibly be feeble in dealing with all cases on behalf of our prospects in courts till justice prevails.
“I are looking to guarantee contributors of the public that no stone would possibly be left unturned on the cases; all apt devices in the arsenal of the OPD would possibly be deployed to make sure justice is no longer simplest performed, nonetheless is seen to be performed.”