As reported by the News Agency of Nigeria, 31-year-old Godspower Johnson allegedly beat his wife to death during a fight over sex.
The prosecutor, Insp. Oladele Adebayo, told an Ebute Metta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday that the defendant committed the offence on March 21, 2019 at 5.30p.m., at No. 28, Adekoye St., Igbo-Elerin, Ishashi.
“The defendant wanted to make love to his wife, he inserted his two fingers into her private part, which didn’t go down well with the deceased.
“A fight ensued, leading the defendant to beat up his wife,” Adebayo told the court.
The prosecutor said that murder contravened the provisions of Section 223 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
NAN reports that Section 223 stipulates death sentence for the offence.