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Friday, 6 October 2017

Woman charged to court after pouring hot water mixed with pepper on husband’s private part

A 31-year old woman, Ngozi O., who allegedly poured a pot of hot water mixed with pepper on her husband’s private part, on Thursday appeared in an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

The accused was charged with attempted murder to which she pleaded not guilty.

The Prosecutor, Sgt. Kehinde Omisakin, said Ngozi committed the offence on October 1 at 3AM at their residence in Ebute Meta.

She said the accused after a heated argument, emptied the pot of hot water mixed with pepper on the private part of Igwe O., her husband, in a bid to murder him.

The offence contravened Section 230 (b) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The offence is punishable with life imprisonment.

In his ruling, Chief Magistrate Tajudeen Elias admitted the accused to bail in the sum of N100,000 with one surety in like sum.

Elias said the surety must show proof of tax payment in the last three years to the state government.

He adjourned case until October 16 for mention.




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