A 28-year old nursing mother of a 3-year old baby, Tina Promise was on Wednesday arraigned at Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly cutting her husband’s lover, Esther Onogwu, with a razor blade on her breast.
Police prosecutor, Sergeant Francesca Job, told the court that the nursing mother, Tina committed the alleged offence on February 6, 2017, at about 9:20pm.
SERGEANT Job said, “On the day of the incident the Victim was on her way home after the close of work when the defendant approached her and demanded for the key to her room, while Onogwu was demanding to know who the defendant was, and why she would be asking for the key to her house, the defendant suddenly brought out a razor blade and started cutting her on her head and also cut her left breast.” “After inflicting the injury on the complainant, she was about to leave the place when eye witnesses that were around apprehended her and asked her to take the victim to the hospital for treatment, but she refused, saying that she doesn’t have money to take her for treatment. It was some of the eye witnesses around that later took Onogwu to the bar beach Police station, and then the police took her to the hospital,” the prosecutor added.
Magistrate, F. Botoku granted Tina bail in the sum of N200,000, with one surety in like sum while the case was adjourned to March 1, 2017, for mention.