Tenant slashes landlady with razor blade
Mariam Amos, a 30-year-old trader, was on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly inflicting life threatening injuries on her landlady with a razor blade.
According to ASP Ezekiel Ayorinde, the Prosecutor, the accused committed the offence on June 12 at Alakuko, Lagos.
He said that the accused, inflicted deep cuts on her landlady, Mrs Tolani Sholanke, because she gave her a quit notice.
The prosecutor told the court that the accused received the quit notice because of her troublesome behaviour with the co-tenants.
He said Sholanke reported the case and the accused was arrested.
The offence, he said, contravened Section 246 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015(Revised).
If convicted, Amos is liable to three years sentence.
Amos, who resident of Alakuko, Lagos, however, pleaded not guilty to the offence.
Magistrate B.O Osunsanmi, admitted the accused to bail in the sum of N50, 000 with two sureties in like sum.
She ordered that the sureties must be gainfully employed and show evidence of two years tax payment to the Lagos State Government.