Akachi Keneth, a 4-month-old baby, has been remanded at the Kirikiri Maximum Prison along with his mother pending the time she will be released from custody by a Lagos state Magistrate court.
Chinonye Kenneth, the baby’s mother was arrested by the police at Ikotun Division and charged before Ejigbo Magistrates’ court for allegedly assaulting, Godwin Anigbogu her neighbour,
According to PM News, the alleged incident took place at 10, Omoboriowo street, off Ile Iwe bus stop, Egbe, where both the suspect and victim reside.
Chinonye reportedly pushed her neighbour into a gutter during a quarrel, as a result of which he sustained injury.
The matter was reported at Ikotun police division and was later to court where Chinonye is facing a two-count charge of assault and wounding under the Criminal Code, she pleaded not guilty.
Chinonye had to take her baby, to prison because she is still breast feeding.
Mr A. A. Fashola, the presiding Magistrate, granted her bail with two sureties in like sum and must have paid one year’s tax. She was remanded in prison custody pending when her bail will be perfected.
The matter was however adjourned to Wednesday, November 18.
Meanwhile a 44-year-old man, Oluokun Olarewaju has been accused of slapping his wife’s friend, Christiana Duntoye for gossiping about him. Olarewaju allegedly slapped Duntoye for telling his wife that she saw him with another woman
According to report, the man and his wife who had been living peacefully over the years started having serious quarrels after the gossip.