18 Year Boy Who Set His 24 Year Old Girlfriend Ablaze In Lagos Remanded In Prison

Recall that few weeks back the video of the 18-year-old suspected internet fraudster, Victor Oji, who set his girlfriend Tolani Mariam, 24, ablaze in Iba Town in Ojo Lagos went viral on December 7,2019 around 10:00am at No. G549,Army post service estate Iba Town.

The girl later die due to injury sustained .The Ebute Meta Magistrates court has yesterday January 14,2020 ordered that boy be remanded in prison.

The Magistrate, Mrs A. Kusanu, did not take the teenager’s plea, but ordered that he should be kept at the Ikoyi Custodial Centre, Lagos, pending advice from the state director of public prosecutions. Kusanu adjourned the case until Feb. 19.

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According to the prosecutor, the deceased who told her boyfriend that she was going to visit her sister who just gave birth that after few days later she came back to her boyfriends house.

Iseghede said that the defendant later saw in the girlfriend’s phone, a video of her in a hotel taking hard drugs. This, he said, triggered his action.

Section 223 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015, and carried death penalty ,the prosecuted noted.


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