A young woman identified as Sharon Okafor, 22, was
arraigned in court for allegedly stabbing a salesgirl in the face with
broken ceramic plates, following a disagreement over payment for drinks
and N400 fried meat at a bar in Lekki Phase One, in Eti Osa Local
According to the source, the suspect said to be a second-hand
cloth dealer, who was at the bar in the company of a man, simply
identified as Kingsley had ordered for drinks and N400 fried meat.
They were served by the victim, Comfort, who demanded for payment after
some times; since she was about to close closing and needed to tidy up
sales book for the day. However, the defendant insisted that her friend,
Kingsley would only pay when they were done.
According to the source, Kingsley tried to take back the drinks and then
threw a plate at her, about 15 men later pounced on her and beat her up
till she fainted.
Okafor was arraigned on Tuesday, August 16, by the police at Igbosere magistrates’ court.
The prosecuting officer, O. Balogun, told the court that Okafor
“unlawfully assaulted the complainant with a breakable plate and injured
her on the face.
(Source: Time Naija)