An Ebute Metta Magistrates’ court on Wednesday remanded one Lukman Madotti in prison for allegedly pouring acid on his fiancée, Toyin Muyiba.
The 33-year-old suspect allegedly poured acid on his lover for flirting and cheating.
Madotti is being tried for attempted murder to which he pleaded not guilty.
His plea was, however, not taken at the court as the presiding Magistrate, Mrs O.A. Olagbende ordered that the accused be remanded in prison pending advice from the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
She adjourned the case until June 4 for mention.
The Police Prosecutor, ASP Clara Adegbayi, had earlier told the court that the accused committed the offence on April 9 at No. 11, Alhaji Lasisi St., Idi-Oro, Mushin, Lagos.
Mrs. Adegbayi, said the jealous lover poured acid on Muyiba, 20, whom he had accused of Cheating and cheating.
The offence contravened Section 230 (1) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
According to the provisions of the criminal law, the offence attracts life imprisonment.