Court sends man to prison for grabbing woman’s breast


A Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, has ordered the remand of a 41-year-old man, Ibrahim Lemo, for grabbing the breast of a woman.

Periscope International reports that Lemo was arraigned for allegedly beating up the plaintiff, Zainab Babalola, when she warned him not to grab her breast again.

When the two-count charge bordering on assault was read before the defendant, he pleaded guilty.

Delivering ruling on Friday, Chief Magistrate Fadahunsi Adefioye ordered that Lemo be remanded in Awhajigoh Correctional Centre, Badagry.

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Earlier, the prosecutor, ASP. Clément Okuoimose, told the court that the defendant committed the offences on April 6 at about 2.30 p.m. at Badagry Roundabout shopping complex, Badagry, Lagos.

Okuoimose said Lemo without lawful excuse pressed the breast of the complainant, Zainab Babalola.

He said the defendant also hit the complainant on her left eye and caused her harm after she asked him not to touch her again.

The prosecutor said the offences contravened Sections 134 and 170 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The Chief Magistrate adjourned the case until April 18 for judgment.

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