A 21-year-old carpenter, Nojeem, who allegedly set his neighbour’s automotive ablaze over his spouse’s refusal to just accept his sexual advance, on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’.
The police charged Nojeem, who lives in Ayobo-Ipaja in Lagos State, with two counts of breach of peace and arson.
The Prosecution Counsel, Sergeant Michael Unah, the defendant allegedly set a Mitsubishi GDI Area Wagon valued at N500,000, the property of 1 Mr Abubakar ablaze.
Unah informed the courtroom that the defendant dedicated the offence on March 15, at three a.m. at Ayobo-Ipaja, a Lagos suburb.
He stated the defendant carried out himself in a way more likely to trigger a breach of peace by unlawfully demanding s-x from the complainant’s spouse when he was on an evening shift at work.
“The defendant knocked on the complainant’s door in the course of the night time and demanded s-x from the complainant’s spouse.
“The defendant claimed he noticed the complainant’s spouse in his dream having sexual activity with him and approached her to allow them to have the s-x in actual life.
“The spouse declined and within the course of, the defendant angrily set the complainant’s automotive on fireplace,” the prosecutor stated.
The offence, he added, contravened the provisions of sections 168 and 342 (b) of the Felony Legal guidelines of Lagos State 2015, (Revised)
NAN studies that breach of peace attracts six months jail time period whereas arson supplies life imprisonment if discovered convicted.
Chief Justice of the Peace A.A. Fashola admitted to the defendant to bail within the sum of N100,000 bail with two sureties in like sum.
Fashola ordered that the sureties should be gainfully employed with an proof of two years tax fee to the Lagos State Authorities and have their addresses verified by the courtroom.
He adjourned the case till Could 9 for listening to.