One woman, Mrs Kehinde Alade, 38, was on Monday charged before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrate’s Court for allegedly head-butting her husband and engaging in a street fight with him.
Police Prosecutor, Johnson Okunade, told the court that the woman head-butted her husband, Mr Adebodun Alade, caused serious injury, resulting in blood gushing out from his nose.
Okunade said the husband was later rushed to the hospital and the wife is facing a charge of assault.
He said the accused committed the offence at about 8.00pm on October 19, at Onala Area A, off Afao Road, Ado-Ekiti under Ado-Ekiti Magisterial District.
Okunade said the offence contravened Section 252 and punishable under Section 355 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ekiti State 2012.
The prosecutor, however, asked for an adjournment to enable him study the case file and assemble his witnesses.
Mrs Alade pleaded not guilty, and her lawyer, Mr Busuyi Ayorinde, urged the court to grant her bail, promising she will not jump bail.
The Chief Magistrate, Mr Adesoji Adegboye in his ruling, granted the accused bail in the sum of N100,000 with one surety in like sum.
Adegboye adjourned the case till December 4 for further hearing.
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