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Saturday, 25 May 2019

Woman arraigned for allegedly biting neighbour’s breast in Nasarawa



The police on Friday arraigned one Tina Terry, a 28-year-old businesswoman, before a Grade I Area Court, Aso-Pada, Mararaba, Nasarawa State, for allegedly biting her neighbour on the breast.

Terry, who lives at Calvary Road, Aso-Pada, Mararaba, is charged with inciting disturbance, criminal force, assault and causing grievous hurt.

News Agency Nigeria reports that Sgt. Agabi Auta, the prosecutor, told the court that the victim, Ms Ekilima Abdullahi, the defendant’s neighbour, reported the matter at the Mararaba Police Station on May 8.

Auta alleged that the defendant attacked Abdullahi while she was taking a walk.

He said that the defendant accused the complainant of gossiping about her.

According to him, the offence contravened the provisions of sections 114, 242 and 268 of the Penal Code Law.

She however pleaded not guilty after the charge was read to her.

The judge, Salisu Mohammed, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N100,000 with a reliable surety in like sum.

He, however, adjourned the case until May 31 for hearing.

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