A housewife, Amudat Shosanya, was on Wednesday charged before an Ebute Metta Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stabbing her husband’s lover with a broken bottle. Shosanya, 39, who resides at Jebba Street in Ebute Meta, Lagos State, is facing a charge of assault.
The prosecutor, Sgt. Mariam Dauda, told the court that the accused committed the offence on Dec. 13 at about 11.27 a.m., at Jebba Street in Ebute Meta. She alleged that the accused stormed the house of the complainant, one Remilekun Adeshina, and stabbed 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 offences contravened Section 171 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011. The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge. The Magistrate, Mrs Helen Omisore, granted the accused bail in the sum of N10, 000 with one surety in like sum and adjourned the case to Jan. 12 for mention.