Thursday, November 14, 2013

Woman Accused Of Cutting Off Man's Tongue


Photo: Woman accused of cutting off man's tongue
Lagos State police on Wednesday detained Jennifer Frank in a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court, accused of cutting off Emmanuel Izokpu’s tongue.
The accused, is facing a two-count charge of assault and threat to life. According to the Prosecutor, Insp. Innocent Uko, the offence was committed on October 20, and the lady threatened to kill Izokpu with a big stone.

The accused woman may be liable to one year in prison, although she pleaded not guilty. While the man is receiving treatment in Lagos hospital, the defense requested the court to grant its client bail, noting that Jennifer is still innocent until proven otherwise and promising that his client will not jump bail.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr Abiodun Etti, admitted the accused to bail in the sum of N200,000 with one surety in like sum.

The case was adjourned to Nov. 26 for further hearing.

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