Female tenant docked for beating landlord over Indian hemp

A female tenant has been docked in Lagos for beating up her landlord because he warned her against smoking Indian Hemp.

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It was gathered that Adelaja who resides at Ola Omotoye Street in Aboru area of the state, had allegedly beaten up her landlord, Samuel Adeboye, causing him severe injuries because he dared to tell her to stop smoking the weed in his house.

The police prosecutor, Clement Okuoimose, told the court that Adelaja had, on May 12, assaulted Adeboye who has been sick for a while, hitting him on the face, causing him injury.

“The accused tenant fought her landlord because he challenged her for smoking Indian Hemp and bringing a group of hemp-smoking boys into the house,” Okuoimose told the court, adding that the offence contravenes Section 170 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

When the charge was read to her, Adelaja, pleaded not guilty and the magistrate, Mrs B. O. Okunsanya, granted her bail in the sum of N10,000 bail with one surety in like sum and adjourned the case till July 11.


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