A 32-year-old wife, Mrs. Kate Owunna, was arraigned at an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday for pouring hot water on husband’s 17-year-old trainee, Jude Chinonso.
Owunna, who lives at 87, Capitol Road, Agege, Lagos is battling a one-count charge of assault before Chief Magistrate (Mrs.) Yewande Aje-afunwa.
Peter Nwangwu, the Prosecuting Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) told the court that the defendant committed the offence on July 5, at her Agege home.
The defendant assaulted Chinonso for peeping through the bathroom’s keyhole when she was taking her bath, she beat her up and pour hot water on his left hand in anger before the neighbours carry Chinonso to the hospital, He said.
According to the prosecutor, the case was reported at Isokoko Police Station by the complainant, following which the defendant was arrested.
Kate pleaded not guilty. Chief Magistrate Aje-afunwa granted her N200,000 bail with two sureties in the like sum before adjourning the case till September 5.