Nigeria: Woman in court for bathing neighbour with urine

A woman, Sherifat Shakirudeen, who allegedly assaulted her neighbour by bathing him with urine on his face and body, was yesterday brought before a Lagos Magistrates’ Court sitting in Igbosere.

Shakirudeen, 34, is facing a count charge of unlawful assault preferred against her by the police. The prosecutor, Cyriacus Osuji, told the court that the defendant committed the offence at about 6:00 a.m. on January 15, 2020, at No. 15, Adeseke Street, Oworonshoki area of Lagos.

Osujj said that the defendant assaulted her neighbour, one Okon Bassey, by pouring urine on his face and body. According to him, the offence committed is punishable under Section 172, the law of Lagos 2015. She, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge against her.

Magistrate Mrs. M.O. Ope- Agbe, granted her bail in the sum of N200,000, with one surety in like sum. She said the surety must be gainfully employed, with office and house address verified. The case was adjourned till March 19, for trial. Theguardianng
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