Barristers & Solicitors
Lagos police arraign three women for public brawl
Federal High Court, Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has arraigned three women for allegedly engaging in a public fight that resulted in one of them sustaining an injury in the Oshodi area of the state.

The defendants, Amimat Adebayo, 25; Ahmed Shukurah, 24; and Ahmed Jumoke, 28; were arraigned on Wednesday before Magistrate L.A. Owolabi of the Ikeja Magistrates’ Court sitting in the Ogba area of the state.

The charge read, “That you, Amimat Adebayo, Ahmed Shukurah, and Ahmed Jumoke, on January 22, 2023, around 12.30pm on Ishola Imam Street, Mafoluku, Oshodi, Lagos, in the Ikeja Magisterial District, did engage in a serious public fight, thereby committing an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 54 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2015.”

The defendants pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The defence lawyer, Christiana Folaranmi, applied for bail in the most liberal terms.

Owolabi granted them bail in the sum of N50,000 each with two sureties in like sum.

The case was adjourned till February 23, 2023, for mention.