33 Year Old man stabs 8 Year Old Girl
A 33-year-old man identified as Emmanuel Anya, who allegedly stabbed an eight-year-old girl on the forehead with a spoon was yesterday arraigned before an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun.
Anya, who lives at Olufunmilayo Street, Joju Road, Ota, is facing a charge of assaulting a minor.
The Prosecutor, Sgt. Chudu Gbesi, told the court that the accused allegedly committed the offence at about 2pm on March 14 at his residence.
Gbesi said that the accused allegedly assaulted the eight-year-old girl by using spoon on her forehead, which gave her bruises. He said that it was the cry of the girl that alerted neighbours who reported the matter to the police.
Gbesi said that the offence contravened Section 355 of the Criminal Code Vol. 11, Law of Ogun, 2006. The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Senior Magistrate, Mr S.O. Banwo, granted the accused bail in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in like sum.