Lagos - A hotel attendant, Adie
Fidelis-Ugbe, 26, on Wednesday appeared before an Abule Egba Magistrates' Court
in Lagos for allegedly beating up his lover.
The accused, who lives at No. 23, Omo Isreal St., Oke-Odo in
Abule Egba, near Lagos, is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and assault.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.
But the Prosecutor, Insp. Racheal Williams, told the court
that the offences were committed on June 2 at the residence of the accused.
Williams said that the accused and another person still at
large beat up Ugbe’s lover, Blessing Michael.
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"The complainant met another lady in Fidelis-Ugbe’s
compound and a fight ensued between the ladies.
"As the fight raged on, the accused took side and started
"And when Michael wanted to take some of the electronics
she allegedly bought with her money, Fidelis-Ugbe and his accomplice beat the
complainant," she said.
The offences, according to the prosecutor, contravene
Sections 171 and 409 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
The Magistrate, Mrs Adenike Shonubi, granted the accused
bail in the sum of N50, 000 with one surety in like sum.
She adjourned the case till July 22 for hearing.