A 15-year-old secondary schoolboy has reportedly beaten a girl to death for refusing his love advances.
The Police on Tuesday charged the minor with murder.
According to News Agency of Nigeria, a Magistrate Court in Abeokuta has placed the lad on remand for 30 days in the Boaster Home Correctional Centre pending legal advice from the Director of Public Prosecution.
The Magistrate, Dehinde Dipeolu who rejected the minor’s plea adjourned the case until July 16 for a mention.
The prosecution counsel, Inspector Olu-Balogun Lawrence related the incident to the court and explained how the 15-year-old boy beats the 14-year-old girl to death.
The incident happened on February 24 at about 1.30 pm at Naar ur- Deen Grammar School, Abeokuta.
Lawrence said the minor acousted the deceased on her way home and asked her to be his girlfriend but she refused.
“As a result of the beating, the victim was taken to the General Hospital, Ijaye for treatment and was later transferred to the Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta where she later died.”