A 25-year old unemployed woman, Bilikisu Abodunrin has brutally disgraced and mercilessly beaten her mother over a disagreement.
According to the police, the incident happened on the May 31 at her residence. Abodunrin who was arraigned before a Magistrate M.K.O Fadeyi of an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State assaulted her mother identified as Mrs. Adenike Adeniran.
The prosecutor, Inspector Rita Momoh, said: “The accused threw some punches at the complainant’s body and caused her bodily harm,’’ she said because she used to separate her whenever she was fighting.
“The accused on this occasion beat-up the complainant because she stopped her from fighting with a neighbour.
“The accused, a nursing mother, also threatened to poison the food of the complainant and kill her,” she said.
The offences, Momoh said, contravened Sections 56, 166 and 171 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
Section 171 provides that if the accused is found liable, she would be imprisoned for three years.
The accused pleaded innocence of the offences and was granted bail in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in like sum.
Magistrate Fadeyi adjourned the case to June 20 for mention.