25-year-old Lydia Uwadiegwu, the wife of a police Inspector, has been arraigned before a Lagos Chief Magistrate’s Court, Ogba, for allegedly bitting off the ear of a female Sergeant, Blessing A. O. Umongu.
Lydia was arraigned before the court presided over by Mrs. Jadesola Adeyemi Ajayi, alongside three other women, Ughaelunachi Justin a, 61, Oladimeji Seun, 30, and Chinelo Okoh, 30.
They are facing charges bordering on conspiracy, aiding and abetting, assault and false information.
The police alleged that all the defendants had on October 31, at Olosan Police Barrack, Mushin, Lagos, conspired among themselves to cause grievous harm on Umongu.
The first defendant, Lydia was alleged to have bitten off Blessing’s ear with the assistance of Justina and Seun. Lydia was also alleged to have bathed the sergeant with pepper, causing her partial blindness. .
The duo of Seun and Chinelo were alleged to have given false information about Blessing, to Inspector Uwaduegwu, first defendant’s husband. However, the suspects pleaded not guilty to the charges and granted N200k bail.