Motorcyclist remanded in prison for allegedly beating man to death

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 .

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