ASSAULT

A 33-year-old woman, Mrs Basirat Babatunde, on Tuesday appeared before a Magistrate Court, in Ikorodu, Lagos State, for allegedly assaulting a man.

Mrs Babatunde was charged with assault and unlawful interference.
She, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge proferred against her.


The Prosecutor, Mr Adegeshin Famuyiwa, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Aug.12 at about 3 p.m. at No 264, Shagamu Road, by Farm Settlement, Odogunyan, Ikorodu.


Famuyiwa said that the defendant assaulted one Alhaji Kamorudeen Lamina by slapping him in his face and giving him a first blow on the chest.


According to the prosecutor, the offence contravenes Sections 172, 172 and 340 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015.


The Magistrate, Mr Sonuga, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties in like sum.


Report say Sections 340 prescribes three years imprisonment, while section 172 stipulates one year jail term if found guilty.



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