Lagos Man Stabs Neighbor’s Wife With Broken Bottle

By Damilola Olawoagbo


A man, Jimoh Yusuf, allegedly broke a bottle on his neighbour’s head, before stabbing his victim’s wife many times with one of broken pieces. A fight was reported to have ensued between Yusuf and his neighbour, Mayowa Taiwo at their 20, Ishaja Road, Agbelekale residence in Lagos.

Yusuf was also alleged to have hit Mayowa’s wife, Kehinde with a broken concrete and sticks.

The matter got the attention of police, who arrested Yusuf. Four days after the incident, Yusuf was arraigned on 17 October, 2016, at Ogba Chief Magistrate’s Court, Agege, on six-count charge, including felony and attempted murder.

According to the prosecutor, Akhuwode Matthew, the offence contravened Section 44 of the Criminal Law of Lagos.

The presiding Magistrate K. R Pinhero, after listening to the parties, admitted Yusuf to a N100,000 bail with one surety, who must evidence of tax payment to Lagos State Government.

The case was adjourned till 2 November, 2016 for further mention.

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