Precious Michael, a 22-year-old man on Wednesday has been arraigned before Magistrates’ Court in Asaba, Delta State for allegedly bitting a woman on her breast.
Prosecution counsel Mrs Blessing Okafor told the court that Michael assaulted Miss Ella Ibeawzie, near the Royal Park Hotel, Asaba.
Okafor alleged that the defendant bit Ibeawzie on her breast and also knocked out her tooth during an altercation.
She alleged that the defendant also tore Ibeawzie’s dress, valued at N4,000.
The offence, she said, is punishable under sections 355 and 451 of the Criminal Code Cap C21 Vol 1 laws of Delta State of Nigeria 2006.
The accused pleaded not guilty.
Magistrate Edith Anumodu admitted the defendant to N50,000 bail with one surety in the like sum.
Anumodu ordered that the surety must provide an affidavit of means.
She adjourned the case till August 20.