Woman docked for assaulting landlord


A 30-year-old woman, who beat-up her landlord for challenging her over hemp- smoking in his house, was arraigned on Tuesday in Lagos.

The accused, Kike Adelaja of Ola Omotoye Street in Aboru area of Lagos State, was charged with assault before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

The prosecutor, Insp. Clement Okuoimose, told the court that the accused had on May 12, thrown some punches at her sick landlord, Samuel Adeboye, on the face, causing him a severe injury.

The accused tenant fought her landlord because he challenged her for bringing a group of hemp-smoking boys into the house, the prosecutor said.

Okuoimose said that the offence contravened Section 170 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty.

The magistrate, Mrs B. O. Okunsanya, granted the accused N10,000 bail with one surety in like sum.

The court adjourned the case to July 11 for trial.

…Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper