An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court docket has remanded a 30-year-old landlady, recognized as Oluwatoyin Adeleye, for allegedly pouring scorching water combined with pepper on her tenant.
The Police Prosecutor, ASP Ezekiel Ayorinde, informed the court docket that the accused who resides at Aboru, Iyana-Ipaja, Lagos, is dealing with a depend cost of inflicting damage, of which she denied.
Ayorinde mentioned that the accused unlawfully inflicted wound on one Mrs Justinah Julius by pouring scorching water combined with pepper on her physique, NAN studies.
“The complainant claimed that she took off her shoe earlier than getting into her room and that few seconds later she sighted the accused picked up the shoe.
“She mentioned that earlier than she got here out of her room the accused had gone. She went to the accused’s room demanding for her shoe, however an argument ensued which resulted in a battle.
“The accused ran contained in the kitchen, carried the boiling water on fireplace and emptied it on her physique, which resulted in scalding her pores and skin.
“The complainant was rushed to the hospital, the case was reported and the accused was arrested,” the prosecutor informed the court docket.”
The offence, he mentioned, violated Part 246 of the Prison Legislation of Lagos State, 2015.
The Justice of the Peace, Mrs B.O Osunsanmi, granted the accused bail within the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.
Osunsanmi mentioned that the sureties needs to be gainfully employed and present proof of two years tax cost to the Lagos State Authorities.
The case was adjourned to February 13 for point out.
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