Emmanuel Anya, 33, who allegedly stabbed an
eight-year-old girl on the forehead with a spoon
was on Monday arraigned before an Ota
Magistrates’ Court in Ogun.
Anya, who lives at No. 32 Olufunmilayo Street,
Joju Road, Ota, is facing a charge of assaulting a
The Prosecutor, Sgt. Chudu Gbesi, told the court
that the accused allegedly committed the offence
at about 2.00 p.m. on March 14 at his residence.
Gbesi said that the accused allegedly assaulted
the eight-year-old girl by using spoon on her
forehead, which gave her bruises.
He said that it was the noise of the girl that
alerted neighbours who reported the matter to the
Gbesi said that the offence contravened Section
355 of the Criminal Code Vol. 11, Law of Ogun,
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the
The Senior Magistrate, Mr S.O. Banwo, granted
the accused N50,000 bail with two sureties in like
The case was adjourned until April 6 for hearing.