A 26-year-old student, Victor Adegbulugbe, was on Friday docked in an Ogudu Magistrate’s Court in Lagos for allegedly stabbing another with a broken bottle on the head and back.
The police charged Adegbulugbe, who resides at Kazeem Street, Ojota, Lagos, with counts bordering on assault, a threat to life, grievous confrontation and breach of peace.
He, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The Prosecutor, Insp Donjor Perezi, had told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Jan. 19, 2023, at about 9 a.m. at Muwazani hotel, located on No 22 Ogudu road, Ojota, Lagos State.
Perez told the court that the defendant stabbed one Akeem Adebare during an altercation and threatened the lives of Sharon Eunkoroh and Ibrahim Adebare that he would kill them with a gun.
He said that the offences contravened the provisions of Section 175, 56 (1)(a), 168 and 173 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
According to Section 173, anyone found guilty of the offence will be liable to three years imprisonment.
The Magistrate, Mrs M.O. Tanimola, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N200,000, with two sureties in like sum.
She said that the sureties must be gainfully employed and show evidence of tax payments to the Lagos State Government.