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Thursday, 13 July 2017

Man allegedly batters & throws wife down two-storey building in Lagos

A 35-year-old man, Uche Chukwuka:of Idi-Oro, Mushin, Lagos, appeared before a Yaba chief magistrate’s court in Lagos on Wednesday for allegedly battering his wife and threw her down a two-storey building. He is standing trial on a two-count charge, bordering on assault.

Chukwuka pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The prosecutor, Inspector Godwin Oriabure, told the court that the offence was committed on June 20 at about 7:30p.m. at the residence of the accused.

He explained that the accused committed the offence, following a heated argument with his wife that led to a fight.

According to Oriabure, "the accused beat up his wife and pushed her off a two-storey building, which caused her grievous bodily harm."

Magistrate O. S. Aka-Bashorun, granted Chukwuka N500,000 bail with two sureties in like sum. He said one of the sureties must be a community leader or Eze Ndigbo, whose name must be in the gazette of the Lagos State Government and adjourned the case until August 8.

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