Woman Arrested For Assault


The police in Lagos have arraigned a 21-year old woman before the Ikeja Magistrate’s Court, Lagos  for allegedly assaulting her colleague at Oshodi, Lagos.

The accused, Olaide Ayantunde was arrested on 11 April, 2011 at 9, Babatunde Street, Shogunle, Oshodi, Lagos in the Ikeja Magisterial District for biting Bisi Adelakun and injuring her.

The two-count charge, according to the prosecutor, Sergeant Rosemary is punishable under Section 516 of the Criminal Code, Cap.17, Vol.II, Laws of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2003.

She pleaded not guilty to the charges and the magistrate, Mrs. T. Akani granted her bail.

The case has been adjourned till 15 June, 2011.

— Ayeni Yetunde