MAN STABS FRIEND OVER LOAF OF BREAD IN IBADAN

A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan has remanded a 21-year-old man identified as Kehinde Shittu for allegedly stabbing his friend, Juwon Onolaja on the eyeball with a broken bottle over a N70 loaf of bread.

The Prosecutor, Sgt. Ayodele Ayeni, told the court that the accused stabbed his friend, following a little disagreement they had over a loaf of bread.

Ayeni said,” the two friends were having an argument.

“Before the complainant knew it, the accused had broken a bottle and used it to stab his left eye.

“The accused also inflicted deep injuries on the complainant’s back and ear.’’

According to the prosecutor, the offence contravened Sections 249 (D) and 335 Criminal Law of Oyo State, 2000.

The accused who is facing a charge of assault, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The Court President, Mrs Imoleayo Akinrodoye, in her ruling, granted the accused bail in the sum of N100, 000 with two reliable sureties in like sum.

The case was adjourned until Sept. 28 for mention.

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