The man was on Monday docked at a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, for allegedly assaulting and threatening his wife, Keji, with death.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the accused, who resides at No 1 RS Oputa st., Cele Naiza, Ijanikin area of Lagos, is facing a two- count charge of assault and threat to life.
Prosecutor, Insp. Innocent Uko told the court that the accused committed the offence on Oct. 10 at his residence.
He told the court that the accused, who had earlier boasted that nothing would happen to him, allegedly assaulted his wife with an iron rod, attempted to strangle her to death.
He said the offences contravened Section 411 and 56 (A) of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, Nigeria 2011.
Section 56 provides that any person who threatens violence and found guilty of a misdemeanor, is liable to one year imprisonment.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The Magistrate, Mr Abiodun Etti, granted the accused bail in the sum of N100,000 with one surety in like sum.
Etti ruled that the surety must provide evidence of tax payment to the Lagos State government.
He adjourned the case to Nov. 1 for hearing. SHARE YOUR STORY WITH US VIA EMAIL: INFO@247NIGERIANEWSUPDATE.CO RECEIVE NEWS VIA OUR WHATSAPP, KINDLY TEXT +234 701 056 0394 TO ADD YOU CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL FOR NEWS UPDATE CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON TWITTER FOR INSTANT NEWS UPDATE: @247NGNEWSUPDATE CLICK HERE TO JOIN MILLIONS AROUND THE GLOBE TO READ NEWS ON OUR FACEBOOK FAN PAGE FOR INSTANT UPDATES ON INSTAGRAM CLICK HERE RECEIVE INSTANT NEWS UPDATE VIA OUR BBM BROADCAST: D3EDEFDF PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW:>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>