BY DAUD OLATUNJI
ABEOKUTA — A 30-year-old man, Femi Olajide, was arraigned, yesterday, before a Magistrate’s court, sitting in Isabo, Abeokuta, Ogun State for allegedly assaulting his wife and father in-law.
The accused , who is facing a five-count charge, was said to have flogged his wife and inflicted injuries on her.
According to the prosecutor, Inspector Augustin Ozimini, the accused on December 10, 2013, at Isale Ijeun, Abeokuta, assaulted his wife, Taofika Ogunmuyiwa, by whipping her and inflicting injuries on her
He said: “While trying to settle the misunderstanding between the man and his wife, Saliu Ogunmuyiwa, who is Taofika’s father, was slapped by Olajide.
“The accused also resisted arrest by policemen until they called for reinforcement.
“On his detention at Oke Itoku Police station, the accused attempted to escape from the cell by breaking the ceiling.
“The offences are punishable under sections 355, 351, 197, and 135 criminal code revised law of Ogun State.”
In his ruling, Magistrate E. A. Adekunte granted the accused bail in the sum of N50,000, with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the case to January 20, 2014.