Woman arraigned for allegedly stabbing another

A 42-year-old woman, Mariam Dada, was on Tuesday arraigned in an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun State for allegedly stabbing anothet woman with a broken bottle.

Dada, who lives at No. 14 Oresanya St., Iyana-Iyesi, Ota, is facing a charge of assault.

The prosecutor, Mr Abdulkareem Mustapha, told the court that the accused committed the offence on January 1 at No. 1, Adeniji Street, Oju-Ore, Ota.

Mustapha said that the accused assaulted the complainant, Esther Lawal, by using a broken bottle to stab her on the left eye when a quarrel broke out between them.

He said that offence contravened Section 353 of Criminal Code, Laws of Ogun State, 2006.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge and the Chief Magistrate, Mr Mathew Akinyemi, granted her bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties in like sum.

He said that the sureties must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and be gainfully employed with evidence of tax payment to the Ogun State government.

The case has been adjourned to February 18 for further hearing.

Source: punchng.com

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