Mujidat Ibrahim was arrested and charged before a Magistrates' court for assaulting her landlady Obasuyi Abimbola after barring her from selling marijuana in her compound located at 37, Adigun street, Itire.
According to Abimbola, after she confirmed that that Mujidat and her husband, Kaka were selling marijuana, she told them to stop the illicit trade and threatened to eject and report them to the police.
A fight ensued during which Abimbola was attacked, with Kaka holding her down while his wife pummeled her with blows.
She said she was badly injured and bled profusely. She was taken to a nearby hospital where she was treated before being taken to the General Hospital.
The case was reported to the police at Itire division and Mujidat was arrested while her husband reportedly escaped for fear fear of being detained. During interrogation, the suspect denied selling marijuana and was subsequently charged to court with assault occasioning bodily harm under the Criminal Code.
Mujidat pleaded not guilty and the prosecutor, Inspector Abass Abayomi told ithe court that the victim was seriously injured and was still lying critically ill at the hospital. The presiding Magistrate, Mrs. A. O. Adedayo granted Mujidat bail in the sum of N20,000. Mujidat was remanded in prison custody pending when she will perfect her bail condition and the case adjourned till February 8, 2016.