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“Forget your husband, he’s mine” single lady tells housewife, batters her


By Felix Kuyinu

A 33-year old single lady, Morenikeji Oke, has been arrested for allegedly battering a housewife, Abiola Akubor, after warning her to forget her husband because he belonged to her in squabble which happened at Muyili Ashode Street, Ejigbo, where Oke resides and run a liquor joint.

Reports has it that Abiola insisted on having her husband, Sadiq Akubor, back as she had two children for him. She reportedly went to Oke’s house in search of Sadiq around 10pm in the night but met the shock of her life.

She alongside her sister who showed up with her were brutally attacked by Oke, injuring Abiola on her left eye.

Echonews scooped that Abiola and Sadiq had been living together peacefully and had children until Oke snatched him. His behaviours changed thereafter and he shifted focus to Oke. He was said to have been spending his time and money on Oke which his wife attempted to stop but was brutally attacked.

The assault was reported to the police at Ejigbo Division, Oke was arrested and charged before the court for the alleged assault.

She pleaded not guilty.

The counsel to Oke, Barrister Chris Osemezie, informed the court that the matter was a case of affray because the two women were fighting over a man and both of them were supposed to be charged before the court.

However, the Presiding Magistrate, Kayode Layeni, noted that the matter before the court was a case of assault and he granted Oke bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Oke, who hails from Ogun State, was remanded in prison custody pending when she would perfect her bail condition while the matter was adjourned till March 23, 2018.