by Chinwe Okafor
A teenage girl, Chidima Sunday has been arrested and tried for allegedly attempting to kill a man, Francis Ikemefuna, by stabbing him.
Chidima, 18, is standing trial on a four-count charge of felony, assault, threat and attempted murder.
The prosecutor, Assistant Superintendent of Police Godwin Eze, told the court that the accused committed the offences on May 6 at 8.30p.m. at Abulu-Ado in Ojo area of Lagos.
He said: “The accused had on the said date attempted to kill Francis Ikemefuna by stabbing him with a kitchen knife.
“Similarly, Chidima assaulted Ikemefuna, thereby causing him serious injuries on his left leg with intent to kill him.”
The teenager pleaded not guilty to the charges.