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Woman Remanded In Court For Assaulting 11-Year-Old Over N1,000

Woman Remanded In Court For Assaulting 11-Year-Old Over N1,000

Woman Remanded In Court For Assaulting 11-Year-Old Over N1,000

Woman Remanded In Court For Assaulting 11-Year-Old Over N1,000

A guardian named Eunice Agboye was accused of using a wire to allegedly cause multiple injuries to her 11-year-old ward.

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Agboye was accused by the police on Monday of assault on one count.

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The police prosecutor, Inspector Sunday Bassey, told the court that Agboye committed the offense on June 24 on Oshinteye Street in Ketu, Lagos.

According to Bassey, the defendant interacted with the 11-year-old indecently and illegally.

He said, “The victim, who has been living with the defendant for over three years, was sent to buy something and was given N1000.

“He returned to report that the money got lost and was beaten badly by the defendant.

Woman Remanded In Court For Assaulting 11-Year-Old Over N1,000

“The victim sustained serious injuries on his buttocks and other parts of his body.”

During the court sitting, Magistrate Daodu ordered journalists to step outside because the victim was a minor.

According to the field office of the Lagos State Domestic Violence and Sexual Response Team, Mrs. Bello Oluwakemi, the culprit was remanded in the Kirikiri Custodial Centre.

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She said, “The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge and her counsel, Akhanolu Blessing, asked for her bail, but the magistrate turned down the request.

“The magistrate remanded the defendant pending legal advice from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions and the matter was adjourned until July 14, 2022.”


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