A 39-year-old woman, Esther Olawale, was on Wednesday tried before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun state for allegedly stabbing a pastor with broken bottle.
Olawale is facing a count charge of assault.
The prosecutor, Insp. Emmanuel Abdullahi, told the court that the accused committed the offence on May 6 at about 6.00 pm at No. 11, Moremi Line 10, Ile-Ife.
Abdullahi said the accused stabbed the complainant, Pastor Kayode Oluwawemimo, with broken bottle on the left hand and at the back during a disagreement.
He said the assault caused bodily injuries to the complainant, who is a pastor in one of the churches in Ile-Ife.
According to the prosecutor, the offence contravened Section 355 of the Criminal Code, Law of Osun, 2002.