1st November, 2013
A housewife, Bola Shakiru, appeared before an Ejigbo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday, charged with pouring urine on her neighbour, Mary Chijioke.
Shakiru, 28, who resides at No. 10 Sanusi St., Ejigbo, Lagos is facing a two-count charge of assault and malicious damage.
The prosecutor, Cpl. Femi Adeleye, told the court that the accused committed the offence at the aforementioned address.
Adeleye said: “the accused conducted herself in a manner likely to cause a breach of the peace by pouring urine on Mary Chijioke”.
He said that the accused maliciously damaged the window louvres and the net on the door of the apartment of the complainant.
Adeleye said that the offences contravened sections 166 and 348 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
Section 348 states that any person who willfully damages the property of another is liable to imprisonment for two years, if found guilty.
The Magistrate, Mr P. E. Nwaka , granted the accused bail in the sum of N20, 000 with one surety in like sum.
Nwaka, however, adjourned the case till 17 December for mention.