Two Men In Trouble After Knocking Off Rival’s Teeth Over Woman

Posted on January 11, 2017

CYRIACUS IZUEKWE

 

A man, Taofik Opadeji has lost two teeth after he was brutally attacked by two friends who were angry that he came to their neighbourhood to woo a woman they had interest in.
The incident happened at Oluwadarasimi street in Abule Odu, Egbeda, Lagos where the suspects reside, while the victim reside elsewhere.
The two friends, Tayo Onifade and Taiwo Adeosun have been arrested and charged to Lagos court for assault and occasional harm.
Trouble started, P.M.EXPRESS gathered when the suspects started seeing Opadeji with the woman, they decided to challenge and warned him to stay away from the lady because they were interested in her.
But Opadeji rebuffed them and informed them that the lady had made her choice and he would not back off because of their threat. This resulted in exchange of hot words and later turned to free-for-all among them.
During the fight, one of them knocked Opadeji in his mouth and two of his teeth fell down and was bleeding profusely.
He was taken to a hospital while the matter was reported to the police at Idimu division, who arrested the suspects.
At the Isolo Magistrate’s court where they were later arraigned, they pleaded not guilty.
The presiding Magistrate, Mrs A.O Adedayo granted them bail in the sum of N50,000 with one surety in like sum.
They were remanded in prison pending when they will perfect their bail.
The matter was adjourned till 30 January 2017.

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