By Bola Kougbe
A man named, Obed Fwoms, has allegedly stabbed his neighbour, Emeka Ofoke’s, penis for challenging him.
The 32-year-old suspect, a resident of Dopemu-Agege, Ikeja, Lagos, Thursday, was arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on the charge of wounding and similar acts. He is said to have lunged at the complainant with a knife and cut his manhood.
The prosecutor, Nwosu George, told the court that the accused committed the offence on November 17, at his residence. He said Ofoke had challenged Fwoms for breaking the ceiling of their residence to connect electricity without informing other neighbours. An argument ensued which prompted the defendant to stab his victim.
The presiding magistrate, M. O. Osinbajo granted the suspect a bail of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.
The case was adjourned till December 19.