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Barber Allegedly Beats Up Aunt Over Fetching Of Water.

A 25-year-old barber, Emmanuel Aguzie, who allegedly cut her aunt's hand with a knife and beat her up during a disagreement over fetching of water, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates' Court.

Aguzie was also accused of conducting himself in a manner likely to cause a breach of the peace by making troubles in order to avoid arrest.

The defendant, who lives at 1, Orisun Ife St. in Ayetobi, Alagbado, Lagos State, is facing a two-count charge of assault and breach of public peace. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that he, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The prosecutor, Sgt. Michael Unah said that the barber assaulted Mrs Rosemary Jonathan on March 24 at 7.30a.m. at their residence.

He said that the defendant beat up and wounded his aunt who he had warned not to allow neighbours to fetch water from their compound. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that he, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The prosecutor, Sgt. Michael Unah said that the barber assaulted Mrs Rosemary Jonathan on March 24 at 7.30a.m. at their residence.

He said that the defendant beat up and wounded his aunt who he had warned not to allow neighbours to fetch water from their compound.

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Publication:Nigerian Tribune (Oyo State, Nigeria)
Date:May 2, 2019
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