An Magistrate’s court in Lagos has detained 44-year-old Oluokun Olarewaju, in prison for allegedly slapping his wife’s friend, Christiana Duntoye, because she told his wife that she saw him with another woman.
The incident allegedly happened at No. 84, Rasaki Tijani Street, Ikotun, where Olarewaju resides with his family, while his wife’s friend (Duntoye) resides at No.75 of the same street.
Olarewaju’s wife confronted him and accused him of cheating, he denied the allegation to his wife and asked him where she got the information of his cheating. After much pressure, Olarewaju’s wife succumbed and told him that her friend, Duntoye, told her.
While the couple were having an argument, the gossip monger, Christiana came knocking, Olarewaju got enraged and allegedly slapped her and asked her to leave his house for trying to break up his marriage.
When the charge was read to the accused before Magistrate A. A. Fashola, he pleaded not guilty.
The magistrate granted the accused N50,000 bail, with one surety in like sum.