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Student allegedly kicks out man’s tooth over girlfriend’s misconduct

A 21-year-old student, Mr. Chiagozie Uzor, was on Friday brought before an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly kicking out a man’s tooth because of his girlfriend’s bad conduct.

Uzor, who resides at Cele compound, Oyingbo, Lagos State, was charged with  conspiracy, assault and breach of the peace.

He, however, pleaded not guilty.

The  Prosecutor, Insp. Kehinde Olatunde, told the court that the defendant committed the offences on August 11, at 9.30 p.m., on Railway Line, near  Mainland Hotel, Ebute Meta.

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He alleged that the defendant kicked out a front tooth of  the complainant, Mr. Onyedika Alike, and bit him on the neck, causing him  serious injuries.

“The defendant accused the complainant’s girlfriend of insulting him and his brother and took out the anger on him,” he submitted.

The alleged offences contravene Sections 173, 246 and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The Magistrate, M.A. Ejiferuke, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties each in like sum.

He adjourned the case until September 30 for mention. (NAN)