A housewife, Mrs Rose Arogunyo has been arrested and charged before a Lagos court for stabbing her neighbour, Margaret Tony with broken bottle for mocking her for marrying a 65yrs old man.
The incident happened at 48, Fatusi Street, Ejigbo, a suburb of Lagos where they reside.
It was learntthat the Ikare-Akoko, Ondo State-born Rose was betrothed to her husband, Sunday as custom demands after Sunday’s wife died two years ago.
It was gathered that the women ever since they moved into the same building have never agreed on any issue to the extent that their neighbours tried in vain to make peace between them.
On the day the incident happened, PM Express gathered that Rose complained that Margaret had mocked her for getting married to her husband, Sunday who was thrice older than her.
This got Rose angry and she reportedly broke a bottle and stabbed her at the back.
Margaret was said to have bled profusely and was taken to a hospital for a treatment.
The matter was reported to police at Ejigbo division and Rose was arrested and charged to court on Thursday.
She was charged before Magistrate’s court sitting in Ejigbo with assault under the Criminal Code.
She pleaded not guilty.
The prosecutor, Inspector Kenneth Asibor did not object the bail condition but reminded the court the injury was serious.
The presiding Magistrate, Mrs J.O.E Adeyemi granted her bail in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in like sum.
She was remanded in prison pending when she will perfect her bail.
The matter was adjourned till 9 May 2017.