A woman and her son were on Tuesday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly attacking a tenant. They were said to have attacked their victim with a knife.
55-year-old Ekaete John a trader and 20-year-old Isaac Godwin, a company worker, living at 27, Segun Adetiba Street, Alakuko, Lagos, are standing trial on a two-count charge of conspiracy and unlawful assault.
Prosecuting Inspector Victor Eruada told the court that the accused committed the offences with others at large on July 15, at their residence.
The prosecutor said that a fight broke out between the duo and the complainant, Mr Fabian Owotikwu, following an argument.
“In the process, John and her son brought out a knife which they used to cut Owotikwu’s private parts and inflict injuries on him,” Eruada said .
Eruada said Owotikwu suffered various injuries following the attack.
The accused pleaded not guilty.
Chief Magistrate M. I. Dan-Oni granted the accused N50,000 bail with one surety in the like sum.
The case continues on August 20.