Chai! Man pours hot semovita on wife

Imagine…A 35-year-old man, Mr. Bawa Joshua, was on Monday tried before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly pouring hot semovita on his wife, Grace.

Johnson Okunade, the police prosecutor, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on May 7, at about 8:00 p.m, at Ayoomodara St. Ado-Ekiti.

The prosecutor revealed that the defendant quarreled with the complainant, and in the process poured hot semovita on her, which caused her harm.

He also said that the offence contravened Section 415 of the Criminal Code, Law of Ekiti State, 2012.

The prosecutor applied for adjournment to enable him to study the case file and present his witnesses.

The defendant’s counsel, Kayode Oyeyemi, however, urged the court to grant bail to his client, and promised that he would not jump bail.

The Chief Magistrate, Adesoji Adegboye, in a ruling granted bail to the defendant in the sum of N50,000 with one surety in like sum and adjourned the case until June 15 for hearing.

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