A 17-years-old girl, Titilayo Ojo of Kado village of the FCT was on
Thursday arraigned at an Abuja Senior Magistrates’ Court for committing
adultery with her neighbour’s husband. The prosecutor, Sgt. Sim Emmanuel, said Mrs Sunday reported that she caught the accused having
sexual intercourse with her husband on her matrimonial bed on Aug.29.
He added that when Sunday picked up a quarrel with her husband over
the incident, he poured a pot of boiling water, which contained pepper,
on her….continue reading
Emmanuel told the court that Sunday had since been admitted at the
Asokoro General hospital following injuries she sustained in the attack.
He said that the accused was charged with adultery, adding that the offence was punishable under Section 388 of the Penal Code.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Senior Magistrate Abdullahi Illelah, therefore, granted the accused bail in the sum of N50,000 with a surety in like sum.
Illelah ordered that the surety must be a reasonable and reliable
Nigerian who must a known and of definite address within the
jurisdiction of the court.
The case was adjourned to Sept. 12, 2012 for further hearing. (NAN)