A middle-aged lady, Miss Comfort Akpan, 32, has appeared before a Yaba Magistrate Court in Lagos for allegedly pouring urine on two of her neighbours.
She was granted bail in the sum of N100, 000 by presiding Chief Magistrate, Mrs. K.B. Ayeye.
According to Police Prosecutor, Thomas Nurudeen, Akpan had poured urine, simultaneously, on the bodies of one Mr. Aminu Abdullahi and Miss Ajadi Ganiya, as well as on the hallway of their residence at 3, Awoseyin Street, Shomolu, Lagos.
The charge, with reference No: 13/288/2018, read in part: “That you, Comfort Akpan, ‘female,’ on the same date and time and place, in the aforementioned magisterial district, did unlawfully assault one Aminu Abdullahi by pouring urine on his body (and)…did assault one Ajadi Ganiya ‘female’ by pouring urine on her body and thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 172 of the criminal law of Lagos State of Nigeria 2015.”
Akpan, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The case was adjourned until February 26, next year.
In a related development, six residents of Odonla area of Ikorodu, Lagos, have been charged with belonging to a secret cult.
According to Nurudeen, Inyang Sunday, 22; Akinola Ayomide, 24; Adebayo Toheeb, 20; Ismail James, 19; Adewunmi Rilwan, 19 and Glory Stephen, 18 allegedly belonged to the Eiye Confraternity, thereby committing an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 42 (a) CAP. CH. C17. Vol 3. Laws of Lagos State, 2015.
The accused all pleaded not guilty to the charge.
Mrs. K.B. Ayeye granted them bail in the sum of N100, 000, each and adjourned the case until February 21, next year.