Woman Removes Neighbour- Teeth With Wood

A 32 – year – old woman, Yemisi Adewuyi, on Monday appeared before an Abeokuta Magistrates” Court for allegedly removing her neighbour ” s teeth with a plank.

The accused, who resides on Rufai Lugboso Street, Sabo, Abeokuta, is facing a count charge of unlawful assault .

According to the prosecutor, Insp . Famous Edigbue, the accused hit Mr Umaru Suliamon with the plank for stepping on her sleeping child .

Edigbue submitted that the incident occurred on March 4 at 10 : 00 p . m . at their residence .

He said that Suliamon mistakenly stepped on the child who was sleeping on the floor in the veranda and that the accused- reaction led to a fight between the two.

He said that during the fight, the accused hit Suliamon with a plank on his upper lip, causing two of his teeth to fall off in addition to injuring him on the lip .

The prosecutor said that the offence contravened Section 355 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ogun, 2006 .

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty .

The Magistrate, Mr Aliu Soneye , granted her bail in the sum of N100 , 000 with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the case till April 13 for further hearing.