A case has been arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrate Court, of a businessman, Friday Aigbogun and his lover, Olamide Fashanu who were charged with biting off a woman’s ear on Monday.
The accused: Aigbogun, 40, and Fashanu, 26,are residents of Adegbule Street, Mushin, Lagos State, are facing four counts of: a breach of the peace, conspiracy, assault and grievous harm.
According to the prosecutor, Inspector Rita Momoh, the accused committed the offences on March 14 at 43, Ayantuga St., Mushin.
She said that the accused conspired to unlawfully assault Mrs Ajoke Wasiu by biting off her right ear completely.
“The accused beat and inflicted wounds on the complainant’s right ear, “she said.
Momoh said that the accused went to buy N30 worth of sachet water popularly called `pure-water’ from the complainant.
“The accused gave the complainant N30; being the cost of three `pure water’, the complainant then gave them the water.
“But the accused insisted that the complainant must put them inside a nylon bag.
“The complainant told them that she did not have a nylon bag and they asked for a refund of their money, and she did.
“The accused started cursing and abusing the complainant; calling her unprintable names, and when the complainant responded, the accused grabbed her and started beating her.
“In the process, the second accused, Fashanu, bit off the right ear of the complainant with her teeth’’ the prosecutor said.
The prosecutor said that the part of the ear that was bitten-off was recovered at the scene of the incident.
She said the offences contravened Sections 166, 171, 243 and 409 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
Section 243 prescribes seven years’ jail term for grievous harm.
They pleaded guilty and was granted #50,000 bail and two sureties.
The Magistrate adjourned the case to April 10.
Source: (PM News)