Bizwoman arraigned for allegedly pouring pepper mix on neighbour

The police, on Monday, arraigned a 27-year-old businesswoman, Mary Jideobi, before a Grade I Area Court sitting in Kado, Abuja for allegedly pouring pepper mix on her neighbour.

Jideobi, who resides at Tudun-Wada village, Abuja is charged with intentional assault and causing grievous hurt.

The Prosecution Counsel, Mr Stanley Nwafoaku, told the court that the complainant, Janet Odeh, reported the case at the Lugbe Police Station.

Nwafoaku said that the defendant sometime in July met the complainant while she was with her daughter and accused them of having a discussion about her.

He added that not only did the defendant interfered in the complainant’s discussion with her daughter, he said that the defendant also attacked the complainant verbally

The prosecutor also said that the defendant went further by pouring pepper mix on the complainant

“The offence contravene the provision of sections 399 and 247 of the Penal Code Law.” The prosecutor said

The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The judge, Malam Muhammed Wakili, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N100,000 and a surety in like sum.

He directed that the surety must provide a passport photograph, any valid means of identification and a BVN printout from his bank.

He adjourned the matter until Oct.19,for hearing.

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