An Apapa Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, has remanded two women in prison for fighting in public over a man.
Ogechi Nmerenini, 23 and Bilikisu Akinyode, 22, were arrested by the police at Atebo Street, Ajegunle and charged with disturbing public peace.
The fight broke out between the women when they discovered that they were dating the same man in Ajegunle area of Lagos.
One of them however suggested that they should continue sharing the man, but the other refused, insisting on having the man to herself alone, leading to a fight in which they injured each other.
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charge.
Presiding magistrate, Mr. M.K.O. Fadeyi, granted them bail in the sum of N20,000 with one surety in like sum, while he ordered that they be remanded in prison until they meet the bail conditions.
The matter was adjourned till 6 September for mention.