Two 18-year-old boys were remanded in prison custody by Magistrate Court sitting in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, for alleged stabbing another boy to death at night club.
Chukwuma Matthew, a sales boy, and Mohammed Ibiyomi, a businessman, allegedly stabbed one Isah Musa to death with a knife at a night club and liable to culpable homicide.
The suspects pleaded not guilty to the charge of Criminal Conspiracy and Culpable Homicide. However, the First Information Report (FIR) read by the Prosecuting Police Officer, C.S. Ayabatu, explained that Matthew of Sarkin-Noma area and Ibiyomi of Angwar Kura Street, all in Lokoja, allegedly committed the offence on May 24.
According to the report, while the accused and others were clubbing at Olympic Hotel, Lokoja, one OJo (aka) 2face, surname unknown, conspired with a group of boys and stabbed the deceased with a knife on his neck.
The Prosecution Police Officer said Isah was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja, where he later died as a result of the injuries he sustained, informing that investigation led to the arrest of the accused while others were at large.
He told the court that investigation into the matter was ongoing and objected to admitting the accused to bail, while other accused persons were still at large.
The case was adjourned till July 27, for mention.