Court: Nigerian Lady Allegedly Murders Foreign Boyfriend, Frames It As Suicide

Court: Nigerian Lady Allegedly Murders Foreign Boyfriend, Frames It As Suicide
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A Nigerian lady Gift Mike who allegedly murdered her South African lover, Daniel Grant, 50, at Emerald Cove hotel in Victoria Island Lagos was on Monday brought before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrate’s Court.

The accused, a 26-year-old cosmetologist, faces a one-count charge bordering on Murder to which she pleaded not guilty.

The presiding Magistrate, Mr A.O. Komolafe, however, granted the accused a bail of N100,000 with two responsible and gainfully employed sureties in like sum,  he then referred the case to the Director of Public Prosecution for legal advice.

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Earlier, the police prosecutor told the court that that the accused committed the offence on the 5th of May 2018, at 201, Emerald Cove Hotel situated at No. 18B Sinari Daranijo st., Victoria Island, Lagos.

The prosecutor disclosed that the accused killed her South African lover at about 1:30 a.m. on the said date alleging that she went further to stage manage the murder to look like suicide.

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Asuquo, also disclosed that the offence contravened section 223 of the criminal Law of Lagos, 2015 which stipulates a death sentence to convicts

 

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