Woman arraigned in court for slapping employer’s mother

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A 32-year-old female employee, Sarah Oboh, was on Friday tried before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly assaulting her employer’s mother.


Oboh, a resident of Surulere area of Lagos State was said to have slapped and tore the clothes of the victim, Mrs Olubunmi Jeyibo while on a visit to her son’s company.

The accused was tried on a three count charge of breach of peace, damage and assault.

The prosecutor, Insp. Clement Okuoimose, told the court that the accused committed the offences on Feb.1 at Bolaji Street, Ikeja, Lagos.

“She went to her son’s company to have discussion with the accused who is in charge after the demise of her son.

“During the discussion, an argument ensued and the accused slapped the complainant on her right cheek.

“The accused went further by tearing her clothes valued at N25,000,” he said.

Okuoimose said the offences contravened sections 166, 170 and 348 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

The accused,however, pleaded not guilty.

The Magistrate, Mrs Y.O Ekogbule, granted the accused bail in the sum of N20,000 with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the case to March 1, for mention.

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