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Ibrahim Babangida docked for allegedly stabbing friend

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One Ibrahim Babangida, 29, was on Thursday arraigned in Lagos for allegedly stabbing his friend, Ibrahim Umoru, on the head with broken bottle over money.

He appeared at an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrate’s Court.

The Prosecutor, Insp. Adebayo Oladele, told the court that the accused committed the offence at about 9.15 p.m. on Sept. 18 along Redemption Way, Ebute Meta, Lagos.

He said that Babangida broke the head of Umoru over an undisclosed amount of money.

Oladele said that the offence contravened Section 171 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

The accused, of no fixed address, pleaded not guilty to the one count-charge.

The Magistrate, Mrs A.O. Ajibade, admitted the accused to bail in the sum of N50, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

She adjourned the case till Oct. 24 for mention. 

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