The Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday arraigned a 34-year-old fashion designer, Comfort Oloro, for allegedly biting off her neighbour’s ear with her teeth.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the woman is on trial for causing grievous harm and pain to her victim.
The prosecutor, Inspector Clifford Ogu, told the court that the victim Mrs. Gladys Oboh, was trying to separate a fight between the her daughter and the accused when the incident happened. He added that the offence was committed at their residence No. 5, Aganga Williams Street, Off Haruna Bus Stop, Ogba on June 20.
He said: “The accused bit off Mrs. Oboh’s ear and ran away.”
Insp. Clifford said the offence contravenes Section 244 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
The accused in her defence pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs. Taiwo Akanni, in her ruling granted the accused bail of N100,000 with one surety in like sum and adjourned the case to September 5.