Police have arrested two women identified as Comfort Onumebu, 33 and Christy Ogbu, 42, who reportedly engaged in a bloody public fight over a man on the street in Ijegun area of Lagos.
Report has it that trouble started when the ladies eventually met at their man’s house who is identified to be Mr Ekong who had a disagreement which led both of them engaging in a bloody fight which disturbed the peace in the neighborhood.
The younger of the ladies, Comfort, felt that Ekong had much interest in Christy and then reportedly hired some thugs to attack him thereafter.
They were said to have attacked Ekong and his dog, then stole his plasma TV and laptop worth over N92,000 and escaped as compensation for Comfort.
The incident was reported to the police at Isheri Oshun Division; the two ladies were arrested and detained at the police station.
The police found their action shameful and charged them before the Ejigbo Magistrates Court for affray.
Comfort was also charged for stealing and the assault on Ekong and his dog.
They both pleaded not guilty. The prosecutor, Inspector G. Simon, however did not oppose a grant for bail but asked the court for another date for hearing.
Thus, the Presiding Magistrate, Mr. L.K.J. Layeni, granted them bail in the sum of N50,000 with one surety each in like sum.
They were remanded in prison custody pending when they will perfect their bail condition.
The case is adjourned till 1st April, 2019.