Police arrest man for stabbing

A 34-year-old man, Ayoola Olasumbo, was on Friday arraigned before the Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan for stabbing a woman with a broken bottle.
Mr Olasumbo was charged with causing grievous harm.

Prosecution counsel Foluke Adedosu told the court that Mr Olasumbo committed the offence on May 14, at about 5:00 p.m., at Alafia street, Liberty Academy, Ibadan.

She alleged that the defendant stabbed Olabisi Rasheed, the complainant, in the hand and on the back during an altercation.

She said the offence contravened section 355 of the Criminal laws of Oyo State, 2000.

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge.

Magistrate I.O. Osho admitted the defendant to bail of N100,000 and two sureties in like sum, who must be a close relation.

She adjourned the case until August 18 for hearing.


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