Wed. Jan 26th, 2022

 A 38-year-old woman, Ada Umiebulue, was on Tuesday docked in a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly to bite off a neighbour’s finger.

The police charged the defendant, who resides at No 7 Cooker Compound in Orile, Surulere, with is assault.

The Police Prosecutor, Mr Courage Ekhueorohan, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Sept. 8, at her residence.

Ekhueorohan alleged that the defendant, almost bit off the middle finger of her neighbour, Jennifer Nkechi during an altercation.

” It took serious effort to get Nkechi’s middle finger out of the defendant’s mouth,” he said.

He said that the offence contravened the provisions of Section 173 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge

Magistrate Sodiq Bello admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N10, 000 with one responsible surety in like sum.

She ordered that the sureties must reside in Lagos and should show evidence of tax payments to the Lagos State Government.

Bello, adjourned the case until Oct. 14 for trial

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