By G9ija

A 25-year-old man identified as Israel Bassey has landed in serious trouble after he was arrested for allegedly attacking a lady, Azeezat Adigun and inflicted an injury on her head with a cutlass for refusing to befriend him.

According to PMNews, the incident happened at Olabisi Street off Liasu Road in Idimu, Lagos where both the victim and the suspect reside. Bassey from Akwa Ibom State was arrested alongside 39-year old Mercy Edwin who participated in the crime.

The attack left the victim, Azeezat badly injured. A police source revealed that on the 11th of February, Bassey reportedly brought out cutlass during a disagreement with Azeezat and inflicted a deep cut on her head. She fell down and was rushed to a hospital where she was operated for several hours.

It was gathered that Bassey had been begging Azeezat to be his girlfriend, but the woman refused. But on the day the incident happened, it was learnt the two had a disagreement and Bassey who had nursed anger over the rejection did not waste time to vent his anger on her.

The suspect reportedly brought out the cutlass and attacked the victim on her head which gave her deep cut and affected her brain.

The matter was reported to the police at Ikotun division and the suspects were arrested and charged to court with assault under the Criminal Code.

The suspect and his accomplice pleaded not guilty.

The presiding Magistrate’ Mrs J.O.E Adeyemi granted them bail in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in like sum. They were remanded in prison custody pending when they will perfect their bail condition. The matter was adjourned till 13 March 2017.