Shocking! 17-year-old Pregnant Girl Commits Suicide over Her Lover atrocity
A 33-year-old man identified as Emeka Ajezu, has been accused of the murder of his 17-year-old pregnant girl who allegedly committed suicide over her man friend's atrocity.
Meanwhile, a Surulere Chief Magistrates Court in Lagos on Wednesday, November 24, granted bail to the man.
Ajezu, who resides at Monkey Village in the Maza-Maza area of the state, was set free after pleading not guilty to the charge of murder.
Punch reports that the Chief Magistrate, Ipaye Nwachukwu, granted N300,000 bail to the accused and also ordered him to produce two sureties in like sum.
It was gathered that the Prosecutor, Sgt. Anthonia Osayande, earlier told the court that Ajezu was dating the girl identified as Chisom Ekwere when he pregnated her.
''But when she became pregnant for him, Ajezu refused to take responsibility for the pregnancy because he was planning to get married to a woman.
''Late Ekwere’s elder sister took her to the house of the accused and she started living with him while still pregnant,'' he said.
It was said that the accused told the deceased that he was going to the village for his wedding ceremony with the woman and which led to the girl's death.
The prosecutor said the offense contravened Sections 227 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State 2011.
The Court adjourned the case until Dec. 20 for the mention.
Why would the accused really commit murder? What is your view about it?