Jacklyn Obuluke allegedly committed the offence following a misunderstanding between her and the complainant over electric socket in their room.
According to reports, the accused had a misunderstanding with the complainant over the use of a socket in the house which resulted in the unfortunate incident.
Jacklyn Obuluke pleaded not guilty to the charged of causing harm.
The court presided over Mrs. Harriet Jane Akweley Quaye scheduled September, 14 for the next hearing of the case when Jacklyn Obuluke is expected to reappear.
Prosecuting, Inspector E. Ahaligah narrated to the Court that, the complainant, Roselyn Britten is unemployed and shares a room with Jacklyn and one other person at Apapa-La.
According to Inspector Ahaligah the accused person’s clothing were placed close to the socket in the room where all the occupants use for ironing.
However, according to the prosecution, Jacklyn had told her roommates not to use the socket since they have been scattering her clothing any time they ironed their dresses.
Mr. Ahaligah said that, on August 28, this year at about 12:30 pm, while the accused was charging her phones, the complainant went and removed the phones from the socket and plugged an iron ostensibly to press her clothe.
This resulted in a misunderstanding and a subsequent struggle over the iron which accidently burnt part of Jacklyn’s right hand.
Jacklyn got angry and plugged the iron and when it became hot; she unplugged it and attacked the complainant with it.
A complaint was lodged with the Police at La, and the complainant was issued medical form to seek medical care, while Jacklyn was arrested by the Police.
Inspector Ahaligah added that, Jacklyn admitted the offence in her caution statement.