The police have denounced a nursing mother, Tina Promise, of slicing her opponent’s face and bosom with a disposable cutter.
The police said Tina, a mother of three including a three-month-old infant, suspected that her sweetheart was additionally dating a cleaner at Eko Hotel, Esther Onogwu.
It claimed that on Monday at around 9:20pm on a road on Victoria Island, Lagos, Tina, 28, addressed Onogwu, 22, on the doubt that her darling was in Onogwu’s home and assaulted her with the sharp edge.
Tina, of No. 71b, Molade Okoya Thomas Street, Victoria Island, was charged Wednesday before Magistrate A. F. Botoku of an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos on a one-check charge of unlawful ambush.
Arraigning Sergeant Francesca Job told the court that the litigant submitted the claimed offense on February 6, 2017, at around 9:20pm.
Reacting to a question from Magistrate Botoku, Job stated: “upon the arrival of the occurrence the casualty was headed home after close of work when the respondent moved toward her and requested for the way to her room. Onogwu asked who the respondent was and for what good reason she required the way to her home, however the litigant all of a sudden drew out an extremely sharp edge and began cutting her on her head and left bosom.”
“She then attempted to leave yet bystanders caught her and requesting that her take the casualty to the healing facility for treatment, yet she won’t, saying she didn’t have cash to pay for the treatment.”
It was the bystanders, Job stated, that took Onogwu to the Bar Beach Police Station from where she was taken to a healing center.”
As per the prosecutor the claimed offense was culpable under Section 244 (an) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
Tina denied the charge and Magistrate Botoku allowed her N200,000 safeguard with one surety in the like aggregate.
She suspended the case till March 1.