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Fashion Designer Bites Driver’s Hand Over Disagreement

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Fashion Designer Bites Driver’s Hand Over Disagreement

 

A lady simply identified as Zainab Oyeyemi was on Wednesday arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrate Court for assaulting a Commercial Bus Driver in Ajegunle area of Lagos.

According to the Prosecutor, Sergeant Micheal Unah, 21-years-old Zainab of 22, Abule Iroko Street in Ogun State bit the driver and caused him a bodily harm. He was arraigned before Magistrate A. A Fashola on a charge of assault.

Sgt Unah said, “The accused unlawfully assaulted Mr Sunday Ezekweka, a commercial bus driver, by giving him a bite on his hand and thereby caused him bodily harm.”

The Police Officer revealed that the assault was as a result of disagreement between the driver and the accused person, who was passenger as at the time of event. He said that the offence of bodily harm contravened Section 173 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2015 (Revised). The Section stipulates three (3) years imprisonment for an offender convicted.

Zainab after listening to the charge however pleaded not guilty and was granted a bail of N50,000 with one surety.

magistrate Fashola adjourned the Case until March 19th.

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