A 25-year-old man, Azeez Saka, who allegedly stabbed a man on his right eye with a knife, was on Thursday docked at an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Saka is to face trial on a charge of assault, to which he pleaded not guilty.
The Police Prosecutor, Insp. Mariam Dauda, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Sept. 10, at about 7.30p.m., at Conoil, Oyingbo bus stop.
He alleged that Saka had used a knife to stab the right eye of the complainant, Shafiu Musa, during a brawl.
Dauda said that the alleged offence contravened Section 173 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 which stipulates a three-year jail term for convicted offenders.
The Magistrate, Mr A.B Ajiferuke, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N50, 000 with two sureties in like sum, before adjourning the case until Oct. 17, for mention.
(Edited by Abiemwense Moru/Idonije Obakhedo)