Court remands woman for assaulting shipbroker in Lagos

A 28-year-old woman, identified as Raheemot Sheha was on Wednesday arraigned before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court for allegedly assaulting one ship broker, Nurudeen Atta at Ijanikin in Lagos.

Sheha is facing a two-count charge bothering on assault and breach of peace.

The prosecutor, Alexander Esebamen told the court that the defendant committed the offences on March 18, 2018 at about 7pm at No 18, Anthony Street, Ijanikin, Lagos.

Esebamen explained further that the defendant assaulted Atta, the complainant by fighting him and using stones to hit him on his ribs.

The prosecutor added that the defendant conducted herself in a manner likely to cause breach of peace by throwing stones on the complainant in the public.

According to him, the offences are punishable under Sections 171 and 166(d) of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State 2011.

The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the two-count charges against her.

Magistrate O.S Abioye granted the defendant bail in the sum of N100,000 with one surety.

He ordered that she should be remanded in prison custody pending when she is able to perfect her bail condition.