By Teniola Ibitola
A 33-year-old jealous lover, Lukman Madotti, who allegedly poured acid on his fiancee, Toyin Muyiba, was
on Wednesday arraigned before an Ebute Metta Magistrates’ Court for attempted murder.
His plea was, however not taken at the court and was remanded in Ikoyi Prisons.
The Police Prosecutor, ASP Clara Adegbayi, had told the court that the offence was committed on April 9 at 6.00 a.m. at No. 11, Alhaji
Lasisi St., Idi-Oro, Mushin, Lagos.
According to her, the jealous lover poured acid on Muyiba, 20, whom he had accused of flirting around.
The offence contravened Section 230 (1) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the offence attracts life imprisonment, according to the provisions of the
The Magistrate, Mrs O.A. Olagbende, who gave the order, said the accused should remain behind bars pending advice from the
Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
She adjourned the case until June 4 for mention.