Victor Adegbulugbe, a 26-year-old student, was charged on Friday in an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly using a broken bottle to stab another person in the head and back.
Adegbulugbe, a resident of Kazeem Street in Ojota, Lagos, was accused by the police of assault, endangering life, serious altercation, and disturbing the peace.
He, however, entered a not guilty plea to the accusation.
The Prosecutor, Insp Donjor Perezi, had told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Jan. 19, 2023, at about 9 a.m at Muwazani hotel, located on No 22 Ogudu road, Ojota, Lagos State.
Perezi told the court that the defendant stabbed one Akeem Adebare, during an altercation and threatened the lives of Sharon Eunkoroh and Ibrahim Adebare that he would kill them with a gun.
He said that the offences contravened the provisions of Section 175, 56 (1)(a), 168 and 173 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
According to the section 173, anyone found guilty of the offence will be liable to three years’ imprisonment
The Magistrate, Mrs M.O. Tanimola, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N200,000, with two sureties in like sum.
She said that the sureties must be gainfully employed and must show evidence of tax payments to Lagos Government.
Tanimola adjourned the case untill Feb. 15 for mention. (NAN)