An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State will on Dec. 11 sentence a 20-year-old man who used a broken bottle to tear the face of another.
The Magistrate, Mrs E. Kubeinje, gave the date following guilty plea by Mohammed Bashir arraigned on a count charge of assault.
Kubeinje remanded the accused in prison pending review of the facts of the case and sentencing.
The Prosecutor, Insp. Lucky Ihiehie, had told the court that Bashir tore the face of Mr Abdulahi Abubakar during a quarrel at 6.00p.m. on Oct. 26, at Gidan Pali, Ojota Main Garrage, Lagos.
He noted that the offence contravened Section 173 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the offence is punishable with three years’ jail term. (NAN)