Housewife Arraigned For Fighting Landlord Over Radio Volume

An Osogbo Magistrate’s Court has arraigned a 27-year-old housewife, Kike Adetunji, for allegedly assaulting her landlord.

The accused was according to the prosecutor, Olayiwola Rasaq fought with her landlord, Mukaila Kazeem, when he asked her to reduce the volume on the radio she was playing in her apartment.

The accused person committed the offence on May 27, 2021 around 6:30 am at Ago-Ayo area in Osogbo.

According to the prosecutor, the landlord complained that the sound of the music was too loud and disturbing others.

He said the complaint enraged the accused person who later assaulted and stoned the complainant during an argument that broke out between the two of them.

He said the accused person conducted herself in a manner that caused a breach of peace in the neighbourhood, noting that the accused person inflicted a head injury on her landlord.

The offence committed contravened and is punishable under Sections 355 and 249 of the Criminal Code, Cap 34, Vol. II, Laws of Osun State of Nigeria, 2002.

The accused person, however, pleaded not guilty to the two counts charge levelled against her.

Her defence counsel, Mr Kehinde Adepoju, applied for her bail in most liberal terms.

The Magistrate, A. A. Adeyeba, granted the accused person bail in the sum of N200,000 with one surety in the like sum.

The Magistrate said the surety should be a blood relation to the accused person and must furnish the court with evidence of three years tax payment.

The case was adjourned till July 8 for mention.


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