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    Friday, 30 December 2016

    Infidelity: Man stabs wife with broken bottle in Lagos

    Victor Ojiaku, 37, an auto-part dealer was granted bail in the sum of N250, 000 Friday by an Ejigbo magistrates’ court for  stabbing his wife with broken bottle for allegedly having sex with his sales representatives.

    Ojiaku is resident at 22, Arike John Close, White Sand, Isheri-Osun in Lagos.

    But, Akeem Fashola, magistrate of the court in ruling granted the accused two sureties in like sum, who should be working in reputable organizations and also possess 3 years tax clearance as well as the state’s residents identity card.

    Vicnuel notes that the case had been taken up by the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT).

    The Coordinator of DSVRT, Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi, narrated how the victim was kept indoors and punished severely by her husband.
    “The victim, Mrs Faith Ojiaku, 27, a student, was held hostage by her husband for two days, depriving her of calling any of her family members for help or for receiving medical attention.
    “She was subsequently rushed to the hospital for treatment after which she collapsed; she then pleaded with the doctor to make use of his phone to call her sister.

    “It was her sister that informed DSVRT which advised her to report the case at the Police station on behalf of her stabbed sister.

    “He also injured the sales representative with a broken bottle and some dangerous weapons.

    “We had an official meeting with the DPO who told us that the suspect was arrested on December 27 and he ensured that justice would be done in the case,” she stated.

    The suspected assailant, a father of three, is facing a six-count charge bordering on grievous harm, threat to life and assault.
    No date has been fixed for the trial of the case.

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