By Rashidat Akashat with agency report
An 18-year-old teenager, Olusola Osunde, faces trial in an Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State for allegedly stabbing his colleague, Wale Koleosho, with a broken bottle.
NAN reports that the accused, who is a student, is facing a single count charge of assault.
Teenager Stabs Colleague With Broken Bottle
The prosecutor, Inspector Zedekiah Orogbemi, said that the accused stabbed the victim due to a little misunderstanding.
Media sources disclosed that the incident occurred along Okitipupa-Igbokoda road on Jan. 30 at about 8pm.
Orogbemi told the court that the broken bottle inflicted severe injuries on the victim’s body.
He added that the offence was contrary to and punishable under Section 355, Criminal Code Cap.37, Vol.1, Laws of Ondo State 2006.
The magistrate, Banji Ayeomoni, granted the accused bail in the sum of N50,000 with a surety in like sum.
He added that the surety must present a year tax clearance.
Ayeomoni, subsequently, adjourned the case till March 7 for further hearing.