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  • Updated: April 18, 2024

Two friends lands in court for flogging woman in Ibadan

Two friends lands in court for flogging woman in Ibadan

Two acquaintances, Ibiyemi Anike, aged 27, and Iyabo Ishola, aged 35, faced charges on Wednesday at the Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan, accused of assaulting a woman.

The two, whose residences were undisclosed, were accused of conspiracy, assault, threats to life, and malicious damage.

Despite the allegations, they both pleaded not guilty to the charges.

According to ASP Anthony Igori, the prosecutor, the incident occurred on April 12 around 2:00 p.m. in the Adebomi area of Ibadan.

Igori stated that the defendants allegedly assaulted Mujidat Ajani by striking her leg with a cane.

Furthermore, it was alleged that the defendants conspired to deliberately and unlawfully damage Ajani’s aluminium window, valued at N30,000.

He said that the offences contravened Sections 516, 351 and 428 of the Criminal Laws of Oyo State, 2000.

The magistrate, Olaolu Olanipekun, granted the defendants bail in the sum of N50,000 each, with one surety each in like sum.

Olaonipekun, thereafter, adjourned the case till May 22 for hearing.

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