A 25-year-old woman, Stephanie Akandu, who allegedly injured her boyfriend’s side-chick with a razor, has been docked in an Apapa Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, Lagos State.
The police charged Akandu, of no fixed residential address, with assault.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the prosecution counsel, Inspector Magaji Haruna, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on February 21 at Plot 1148, Cavera 131 Road, Sixth Avenue, Festac Town, Lagos.
He submitted that the defendant, who caught her boyfriend with another woman, attacked her by slashing her on the back with a razor.
He said that the defendant was arrested after Ashjgidi Osaze, the victim, made a report at the station.
The prosecutor noted that the offence contravened the provisions of Section 173 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015, while Section 173 stipulates three years for assault.
The magistrate, Miss M. A Agbaje, granted bail in the sum of N20,000 with one responsible surety in like sum.
Agbaje ordered that the surety must be gainfully employed and address verified.