Woman stabs husband’s lover with broken bottle in Lagos

A housewife, identified as Amudat Shosanya, who allegedly stabbed her husband’s lover with a broken bottle has been granted bail before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court.

The 39-year-old who resides at Jebba Street in Ebute Meta, Lagos State was charged for assault before Magistrate Helen Omisore.

The prosecutor in charge of the case, Mariam Dauda, explained to the court that the accused committed the offence on December 13 at about 11:27am, at Jebba Street in Ebute Meta.

She said that the accused stormed the house of the complainant, on one Remilekun Adeshina and stabbed her, alleging she was the reason her husband was maltreating her.

“The accused and her husband had a misunderstanding and out of anger she went to Adeshina’s house and stabbed her all over her body, accusing her of being the reason her husband was hostile to her,” he said.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The offence was said to have contravened Section 171 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

The Magistrate, Helen Omisore, in her judgement granted the accused bail in the sum of N10,000 with one surety in like sum.

The case was adjourned till January 12 for further mention.
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