WOMAN APPEARS IN COURT FOR BITING NEIGHBOUR’S NOSE, JAW

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A married woman and mother of one was on Thursday arraigned before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly biting her female neighbour on her jaw and nose.

The accused, Happiness Amaefula(pictured) who resides at No. 11, Adeloja St. Ogudu, Lagos State, and is facing a one-count-charge of assault resulting to harm is known by most people in the neighbourhood as Mama Clinton(her son Clinton pictured right).

The prosecutor, Sgt. Lucky Ihiehie told the court that Mama Clinton committed the offence on May 28 at the above mentioned address.clinton

Ihiehie said that the complainant, one Ijeoma Paul, a teacher, reported the matter at the Ogudu Police Station on the same day.

He said that on that day at 9.30 p.m., the complainant was on her way to buy something at a nearby store when she overheard the defendant and one man named Kinsley saying that they would kill her.

He said that the complainant then turned back and looked at the defendant and then asked what she had done for her.

Ihihie said that immediately, the defendant pounced on the complainant asking her why she had to talk to her and in the process she bit the complainant on her nose and jaw thereby causing her harm.

The prosecutor added that the offence committed contravenes Section 171 of the Criminal Law of Lagos, 2011.

The accused pleaded not guilty to the one-count charge of assault.

The Magistrate, Mrs. O. J. Awope granted bail to the accused in the sum of N50, 000 with two sureties.

The magistrate then adjourned the case to June 29 for settlement.

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