By Gabriel Enogholase

BENIN—AN Evboriaria Magistrate’s Court sitting in Benin has remanded one Lucky Jerry, 39, in prison custody for allegedly killing one Aimuanmwosa Otabor.

According to the Police prosecutor, ASP Aigbedion Obakpolor, the accused person committed the offence on May 19, 2013, at 21, Amadasun Uwa Street, Benin, at about 8p.m.

The offence is punishable under Section 324 and 319 (1) of the Criminal Code Cap 48 Vol. 11 Laws of the defunct Bendel State of Nigeria, 1976, now applicable in Edo.

He alleged that the suspect shot the deceased with a single-barrelled gun.

The trial magistrate, Mrs. F. O. Idiake, noted that the court lacked jurisdiction to entertain the case, sent the file to Director of Public Prosecution for advice and adjourned the case to December 30.

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