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Woman in Court For Bathing Neighbour With Faeces


A trader, Tope Akinside, on Friday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly beating and bathing her neighbour with faeces.

Akinside, 36, a resident of No. 14, Unity Street, Oke-Odo, Lagos, was arraigned on two count of breach of peace and assault.

The Prosecutor, Insp. George Nwosu, told the court that the defendant committed the offences on February 29 at her residence.

Nwosu said that Akinside assaulted her neighbor, Adunenke Okeowo, by beating and bathing her with faeces.

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“The accused poured faeces on the complainant’s face and body,” he said.

The offences, Nwosu said, contravened Sections 166 and 171 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011, which attracts three years jail term on conviction.

Akinside pleaded innocence of the offences and was granted bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.

The Magistrate, Mr A.A Adesanya, adjourned the case till April 11 for mention.


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