A 27-year-old man, Saidi Abubaka, has been charged before an Isolo Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, for allegedly biting off the lip of another man, one Abubakar Abdulahi, 25, for refusing his sexual advance.
The accused was said to have committed the offence at Ago Palace Way, Okota, where the defendant and complainant reside. According to the police, Abubakar was arrested for his involvement in indecent act by forcing his victim into unlawful sex and assault.
It was gathered that the matter was reported to the police at Okota Division. He was arrested and allegedly confessed to committing the crime. Abubakar was charged with indecent act, conduct likely to cause breach of public peace and assault under the Criminal Code.
The prosecutor, Mr. Abayomi Abass, informed the court that it was not the first time Abubaka was involved in sexual assault of males. Abayomi told the court that the accused had been arrested on two occasions by the police for harassing and molesting males for sex.
However, when the charge was read to the accused, he pleaded not guilty. Presiding magistrate, Mrs Y. R. Pinheiro, admitted the accused to bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.