Abeokuta - A man and his wife were today Wednesday March 5th arraigned in an Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court sitting at Isabo for allegedly fighting nude in public over alleged infidelity.
The accused, Kehinde Soetan, 37, and Aderinsola Lawal, 28, were arraigned for breach of public peace. The duo, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Police Prosecutor, Augustine Ozimini, said that the offence was committed on Tuesday at 2.30 p.m. at Obada Oko area of Abeokuta. He alleged that the couple fought and tore their clothes in public.
”Soetan claimed that he saw his wife with another man and enquired from her, who he was, but her lack of answer caused the fight,” he said.
Ozimini said that the wife also hit her husband with a stone causing him serious injury on the head.
The prosecutor submitted that the offences contravened sections 83 and 355 of the Criminal Laws of Ogun, 2006.
The Magistrate, Emmanuel Adekunte, granted the accused bail in the sum of 50 000 with one surety each in like sum.
He adjourned the case till March 19 for mention.
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