A 32-yr-outdated man, Obed Fwoms, was on Thursday arraigned in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court docket for allegedly stabbing his neighbour with a knife on his manhood.
Fwoms, a resident of Awori in Dopemu, Agege, Ikeja, is standing trial on a cost of wounding and comparable acts.
The prosecutor, Insp Nwosu George, advised the court docket that the accused dedicated the offence on Nov. 17 at his residence.
George mentioned that the accused unlawfully assaulted one Emeka Ofoke by stabbing him with a knife on his manhood.
He mentioned, “Ofoke stated that he was coming from work when he noticed different tenants within the compound gathering round Fwoms.
“The complainant mentioned he requested one in every of his neighbours what had occurred and he was instructed that Fwoms broken the ceiling of the home to attach electrical energy provide with out informing others.
“Ofoke, who confronted the accused on what he had completed, instructed him it was solely a thief that will injury the ceiling of the home with out informing different tenants.
“He stated the accused, who was irritated concerning the assertion, introduced out a knife from his pocket and stabbed his manhood with it.
“The complainant mentioned he was rapidly rushed to the hospital by his neighbours who have been on the scene of the incident.
“The case was reported to the police and the accused was arrested for additional questioning.”
The prosecutor mentioned that the offence contravened Part 244 of the Felony Regulation of Lagos State, 2011.
The accused, nevertheless, pleaded not responsible to the cost.
Part 244 prescribes a 3-yr jail time period for wounding and related acts.
Justice of the Peace M.O Osinbajo granted the accused bail within the sum of N100,000 with two sureties.
The Justice of the Peace mentioned the sureties have to be gainfully employed and will present proof of two years tax fee to the Lagos State Authorities.
Additional listening to within the case was mounted for Dec. 19.
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