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Nursing Mother Remanded To Prison Custody For Stabbing Husband To Death Over Noodles Dinner

A Magistrates’ Court sitting at Iyaganku in Ibadan, on Monday ordered that a nursing mother, Damilola Opeyemi be remanded in Abolongo Correctional facility, Oyo Town for allegedly stabbing her husband to death over dinner.

Magistrate P. O. Adetuyibi, did not take her plea due to want of jurisdiction. She said the remand is pending legal advice from the Oyo State Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP).

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The Magistrate then adjourned the matter until Sept. 27, for mention.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Damilola is charged with murder.

Earlier, police prosecution, Insp. Olalekan Adegbite told the court that Ms Opeyemi, on July 4, at about 8:30 p.m., caused the death of her husband.

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The prosecutor said, ”The couple who lived at Adogba Ajegede area, Ibadan, stabbed her husband, Oluwashina, 27, during a fight over noodles dinner.”

He said the offence contravenes section 316 and is punishable under Section 319 of the Criminal Code Laws of Oyo State 2000.

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