A housewife, Taye Akinbolade, 28, has been charged before an Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State for allegedly slashing the breast of her husband’s lover.
The News Agency of Nigeria learned that Akinbolade committed the offence after she allegedly caught her husband having sex with his lover on their matrimonial bed.
Akinbolade, a trader, residing at No. 5, Beke Street, Ikoya in Okitipupa, is standing trial on a charge of assault.
But she pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Prosecutor Insp. Zedekiah Orogbemi told the court that the accused on 25 November, at about 8:30 pm at No. 5 Beke Street, Ikoya, Okitipupa, met a woman, Imisi Michael, having sex on the matrimonial bed of the accused.
Orogbemi said that accused, who had been trailing Michael before that day, beat her to pulp before using a new razor blade to slash her breast, face and head.
He said the husband of the accused, one Tunde Akinbolade, who initially ran away when the fight ensued, later rushed Imisi to hospital.
The prosecutor said the offence contravened Section 338 of the Criminal Code Cap.37, Vol.1, Laws of Ondo State, 2006.
The Magistrate, Mr Banji Ayeomoni, granted the accused bail in the sum of N500,000 with one surety in like sum. He said the surety must also produce evidence of two years’ tax clearance.
Ayeomoni, who described the accused as wicked, accused her of taking laws into her hands.
She adjourned the case till December 13 for further hearing.