A 34-year-old man, Uche Afokaigbo, who allegedly bit a woman’s chest, was on Monday brought before an Itire Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Afokaigbo, who resides at No. 20, Enoma St., Ago-Palace Way, Ago-Okota, Lagos is facing a one-count charge of assault.
The prosecutor, Insp. Olakunle Shonibare, told the court that the accused had on May 12, attacked one Kemi Oluwaja of the same address by viciously biting her on the chest.
He added that a fight broke out between the wife of the accused and the complainant, Oluwaja, over a stove burner, which consequently led to the intervention of the accused.
Shonibare said the accused bit the complainant on her chest, after which he snatched the stove burner from her.
The prosecutor said that the offence contravened Section 171 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Magistrate, Mrs A.O. Gbajumo, granted the accused bail in the sum of N100, 000 with two sureties in like sum.
She adjourned the case till June 23, for trial. (NAN)
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