Man arraigned for pouring hot water on wife in Osun

A 27-year-old man, Adeniyi Akinde, on Thursday, appeared before an Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife for allegedly pouring hot water laced with pepper on his wife, Deborah.

It was reported that the incident happened in Oke-Owu area of Modakeke and left the victim with bodily injuries.

The police prosecutor, Glory Ona, said the defendant committed the offence on April 14, 2020, around 12.30am in Modakeke.

According to him, the offence contravenes Section 355 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Osun State, 2002.

Akinde, however, pleaded not guilty to the one count pressed against him.

Magistrate Joseph Owolawi admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N100,000 with one surety in like sum.

He adjourned further hearing in the case till June 4, 2020.

Similarly, a teenager, Christopher Emmanuel, was arraigned for the theft of two fowls and a generator.

The 19-year-old allegedly committed the offence when he entered the house of one Rafiu Bakare and stole the items.


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