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Friday, March 18, 2016

WICKEDNESS!!! Court remands Lagos bus conductor in prison for allegedly damaging passenger’s scrotum

Court remands Lagos bus conductor in prison for allegedly damaging passenger’s scrotum

A Tinubu Magistrates’ Court sitting in Lagos state on Thursday, remanded in prison custody, a bus conductor, Taheed Adekunle, who was accused of damaging a passenger’s scrotum during dispute over transportation fare.

The Prosecutor, ASP Ignatius Okeke, told the court that the 19-year-old accused of no fixed address, committed the offence on March 12 at about 5:50pm at Ajah Motor Park in Lagos.

According to the prosecutor, the accused during a dispute with his victim (a passenger), one Samuel Amosun over the high price of transportation fare from Ajah to Oshodi, kicked Amosun in the scrotum.

Okeke said the victim was presently on admission in the hospital with swollen scrotum, noting that the offence contravened Section 171 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

The accused pleaded guilty to a charge of assault.The Magistrate, Mr. Ade Adefulire, ordered that the accused should be remanded in Kirikiri Prisons till the next date of adjournment for fact and sentencing.Adefulire adjourned the case till March 21 mention.

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