An 18-year-old bread seller, Kharimont Adeniyi was, on Tuesday, arraigned in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly assaulting a bakery owner, Mr Mojeed Adedeji over some loaves of bread.
Kharimont, who lives at Egbatedo St. Oko-Oba, Agege, a surb of Lagos , pleaded not guilty to the three-count charge of assault, breach of peace and damage preferred against her.
The prosecutor, Sgt. Unah Mike, told the court that the accused on March 19 at Egbatedo St. Oko-oba, Agege, Lagos assaulted Adedeji.
The prosecutor also said Kharimont collected 5 loaves of bread and later denied that it was 4 she collected, which led to an argument.
According to the prosecutor, during the argument, the accused slapped and held Adedeji on the neck.
“She also damaged the T-shirt of the complainant, valued at N2, 000” .
“The accused also assaulted a Senior Police Officer; SP Regina Achom by dipping her finger into her eyes and tore her blouse valued N10, 000,’’ he said.
According to her, the accused also committed the crime while Achom was trying to calm her at the police station.
The prosecutor said the offences contravened Sections 171, 166 and 348 of the Criminal Code Law of Lagos State, 2011.
The Magistrate, Mrs A.O Gbajumo, granted the accused bail in the sum of N10, 000 and a surety in like sum and adjourned the case to April 26 for further hearing. (NAN)