Mum, daughter lace hot water with pepper, bath neighbour with it.


50 – year -old woman, Basirat Lamidi ; and her 35 – year -old daughter , Taiye , have been accused of pouring hot water mixed with pepper on their neighbour .

The two women were , on Thursday , brought before an Osogbo Chief Magistrates ’ Court over alleged attempted murder .

The duo are facing two counts of conspiracy and attempted murder , the News Agency of Nigeria reports .

The Prosecutor , Inspector Gafari Musilimi , said the accused conspired with one other person still at large to assault one Rebecca Oladosu by pouring hot water mixed with pepper on Oladosu .

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“Due to effect of the hot water on the complainant , she sustained a life -threatening injury .
“The victim was admitted in a hospital where she is struggling for survival ,’’ Musilimi said .
The prosecutor told the court that the accused committed the offences on October 10 at Okeyuka Village in Osun.

According to him , the offences contravene Sections 516 and 320 of the Criminal Code , Laws of Osun, 2003 .

The duo , however , pleaded not guilty .
The Magistrate , Mrs . Falilat Sodamade, granted them bail in the sum of N 500 ,000 each, with one surety each in like sum.


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