A 30-year-old woman, Kudirat Balogun has been dragged before Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, for allegedly stabbing a tenant living in her father’s property at Iduwo Eletu Street, Awoyaya area of Ibeju Lekki.
The police charged Balogun with two counts of conspiracy and attempted murder for stabbing one Mr. Chukma Abuza, with a broken bottle in the stomach during an argument over fetching water from the well.
The prosecution counsel, ASP Ben Ekundayo, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on February 23, 2020, at about 7:00a.m.
He said the defendant also conspired with her brother, who is presently at large, and used an iron rod to inflict life threatening injuries on the tenant.
Ekundayo said the offense contravened the provisions of sections 230 and 411 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015.
The accused, Balogun, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
Magistrate A.M. Olumide-Fusika admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties in like sum, and ordered that the case file should be duplicated and sent to the state Director of Public Prosecutions for advice. She adjourned the case till March 30, for further hearing.