Woman charged for alleged slapping of a man


One Oluwakemi Saheed, was on Thursday brought before an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun State for allegedly slapping a man publicly.

She was said to live at No. 12 Tolani St.,  Iyana-Iyesi near Ota.

The woman committed the offence on November 4 at 7am at Odan Otun, Itele, near Ota, in accordance to Chudu Gbesi, the Police Prosecutor uncharge of her case.

The accused assaulted the complainant, Mr Jinadu Kazeem, by slapping him in the public during an agreement, Gbesi told the court.

The offence contravened Section 351 of Criminal Code, Laws of Ogun, 2006.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

While ruling on the bail application of the accused, the Senior Magistrate, Mr G. E. Akan, granted her bail in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in like sum.

The Magistrate said that the sureties must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and should be gainfully employed with an evidence of tax payment to Ogun State Government.

He, therefore adjourned the case until January 19 for further hearing.

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