Woman arraigned for beating brother’s wife in Lagos

A 29-year-old woman, Oluchi Mbadugha, has been arraigned before an Ogba Magistrates’ Court, Ogba, Lagos State, for allegedly beating up her brother’s wife, Christian Precious.

According to the charge sheet filed by the police, Oluchi assaulted her brother’s wife, Precious, at their home in the Dopemu area of the state on May 12. 

“That you, Oluchi Mbadugha, on May 12, 2022, around 9.30am on Sunday Farm Estate, Dopemu, Agege, in the Lagos Magisterial District, did unlawfully inflict wound on one Christian Precious by cutting her lower lip and causing her permanent injury.”the charge sheet read

The police prosecutor, Josephine Ikhayere, said the offence was punishable under Section 246(a) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2015.

The defence counsel, Elona Ezulu, led the Investigating Police Officer, Inspector Agbo Blessing, in evidence.

The IPO stated that the complainant came to the police station in a pool of blood, and a wounded lip.

The matter was adjourned till September 20, 2022, for defence.

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