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Man stabs 8-year-old girl in Ogun

Man stabs 8-year-old girl in Ogun

Man stabs 8-year-old girl in Ogun

A 33-year-old man identified as Em­manuel Anya, who allegedly stabbed an eight-year-old girl on the forehead with a spoon was yesterday arraigned before an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun.
Anya, who lives at Olu­funmilayo Street, Joju Road, Ota, is facing a charge of assaulting a mi­nor.
The Prosecutor, Sgt. Chudu Gbesi, told the court that the accused al­legedly committed the offence at about 2pm on March 14 at his residence.
Gbesi said that the ac­cused allegedly assaulted the eight-year-old girl by using spoon on her forehead, which gave her bruises. He said that it was the cry of the girl that alerted neighbours who reported the matter to the police.
Gbesi said that the of­fence contravened Section 355 of the Criminal Code Vol. 11, Law of Ogun, 2006. The accused, how­ever, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Senior Magistrate, Mr S.O. Banwo, granted the accused bail in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in like sum.

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