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Police Arraigned Three For Allegedly Stoning Teenager To Death In Lagos

The Lagos State Police, on Tuesday, arraigned three men before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly killing a teenager with stone.

The defendants, Kayode Thompson, 20; Fuad Enitan, 20; and Mutalib Kazeem, 24, are being tried on two-count charge of conspiracy and murder.

The Prosecutor, Insp. Oladele Adebayo, alleged that the defendants committed the offences on January 3 at 6.00am on Isolo Road, Mushin, Lagos.

He alleged that the defendants killed one 15-year-old Daniel Aleombo by continuously hitting him with a stone which caused his death.

As stated, the offences contravened Sections 223 and 233 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr O.O. Olatunji, granted the defendants bail in the sum of N100,000 each with two sureties each in like sum. He also ordered that the case file be duplicated and forwarded to the office of the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for advice.

The case was adjourned until February 14 for mention.

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