6th December, 2011
A 41-year-old man, Joseph Ezenkwe, Â was on Tuesday arraignedÂ before an Ibadan Chief Magistratesâ€™ Court for alleged attempted murder.
The Prosecutor, Ologede Babatunde, told the court that the accused on Â March 28 attempted to kill one Stephen Anyanwu at about 8:30 p.m at Ajetumobi Area of Agbowo, Ibadan.
He said the accused attempted to killÂ Anyanwu by attacking him with a machete onÂ hisÂ Â hand and head, making him to be Â unconscious.
The offence, he stated, was contrary to and punishable under Section 320 of Â the Criminal Code, Cap. 38, Vol. II of the Laws of Oyo State of Nigeria 2000.
The plea of the accused was, however, not taken.
Chief Magistrate Ebeloku Mustapha adjourned the case to February 7, next year.