33-year-old Paul Nnamdi Obodo and his wife, Cynthia Obodo, 28 were arrested by Police at Maroko division, Lekki, Lagos and arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrates' Court for allegedly stabbing Moses Ayemi and his wife Jovita Ayemi with broken bottle 10 times.
The couple were stabbed for allegedly accusing the suspects of pouring urine on their doorstep at their Lekki Phase 1 house, were they all reside. The victims were rushed to the hospital for treatment.
The suspects were charged on a two-count charge of felony, to wit: inflicting injury occasioning bodily harm, offences punishable under sections 409 and 244 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2011. Police prosecutor, Sergeant T. O. Tubi said the complainants told the police that they warned the suspects not to pour urine on their doorstep but they failed to heed the warning.
The suspects pleaded not guilty to the charge in the open court and the magistrate, Mrs. O. M. Ajayi admitted them on bail in the sum of N50,000 each with two sureties each in like sum. Ajayi adjourned the case till 28 November, 2016.