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Court Reamands 14-year-old Teenager Who Killed Neighbour Over Girlfriend In Ondo

Marvelous Asefon, a 14-year-old boy has been remanded by an Ondo State Magistrate Court in the state capital, for killing his neighbor, Sunday Ogele.

According to punchng.com, the defendant was arrested by the men of the State Police Command for stabbing Ogele to death with a pair of scissors during the scuffle, in Oka Akoko, the headquarters of Akoko South-West Local Government Area (LGA) last month.

He was arraigned before a court and the charges read to him.

Marvelous carried out the incident at around 8:00pm at Kanmu, Oka-Akoko, by stabbing 16-year-old Ogele with scissors in his rib which resulted to his death.

The offence contravenes Section 319(1) and 316 of the Criminal Code of the state.

The teenager pleaded not guilty to the charge but the court did not take his plea.

Martins Olowofeso, the prosecutor, filed an application that the suspect should be remanded at the correctional center pending the issuance of advice from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) of the state.

Mgistrate Folashade Aduroja ordered that the teenager be remanded and the case adjourned till June 11, 2023, for further hearing.