30-year-old Tobi Justice, a student of Abuja, who allegedly bites off his father’s tenants ear in Lagos, was released on a N50 000 bail, on Thursday.
According to NAN, Chief Magistrate, Mr Alexander Komolafe, who gave the ruling, also granted the accused two sureties in like sum. on the offences which contravened Sections 166 (d), 170 and 244 (a) of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2011.
However the accussed pleaded not guilty to the three-count charge bordering on assault occasioning grievous harm and breach of peace brought against him at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.
Prosecutor Joseph Ajebe, said Tobi, committed the offences at his residence on Jan. 9 at about 10.40.p.m. at No. 33, Segun Aregbesola St., New Oko-Oba, a Lagos suburb.
Man’s Ear Bitten For Spying On Student
Ajebe accused Tobi of beating the complainant, Amadi Longinus, and chopping off his left ear with his teeth.
“The complainant said that Justice had threatened to deal with him on several occasions.”
“Justice falsely accused the complainant of spying on him by flashing a torchlight to see his nakedness while he was bathing.”
“This led to a misunderstanding and a fight ensued between them and in the process, the accused beat Longinus to a pulp and bit off the left ear.”
However, the magistrate adjourned the case to March 6 for mention.