An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Monday remanded a motorcyclist , Ibrahim Awwal , in prison for allegedly beating a man to death.
Chief Magistrate O . O Olatunji remanded Awwal , 20, in Ikoyi Prisons and ordered that the case file should be sent to the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions for advice .
Earlier , the Prosecutor , Inspector Oladele Adebayo , told the court that Awwal committed the offences on March 12 at 8 . 30 p. m . at Tedi Village , Onireke in Ojo , near Lagos State.
He alleged that Awwal murdered one Titus Anaeme , 33, by beating him severely during a fight .
According to the prosecutor , the offence contravenes Section 223 and 233 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State , 2015 .
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Section 223 stipulates death sentence for offenders .
The case was adjourned until May 2 .