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Wife pours hot water on husband

14 February 2014, 15:04

Lagos – A 28-year old housewife, Chidinma Kalu, on Friday appeared in an Apapa Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, charged with pouring hot water on her husband.

Kalu, who resides at Ijora Badia area of Apapa, Lagos, is facing a one-count charge of assault.

The prosecutor, Insp. Friday Inedu, told the court that the accused committed the offence on February 8 at their residence.

Inedu alleged that the accused assaulted Wisdom Akpan by pouring hot water all over his body, which caused him bodily harm.

“The accused assaulted the husband, when she caught him cheating on her with another woman,” he said.

The prosecutor said that the offence contravened Section 171 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

After the charges were read to her, the accused pleaded not guilty.

If convicted, the accused faces three years in prison .

The Senior Magistrate, Adeyemi Amos, admitted the accused to bail in the sum of N50 000 with one surety in like sum.

He adjourned the case to February 17 for trial.

-  NAN

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