A bus conductor, Taheed Adekunle, who was accused of damaging a
passenger’s scrotum during dispute over transportation fare, was on
Thursday remanded in prison by a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Adekunle, during a dispute with a passenger, Samuel Amosun, over the
high price of transportation fare from Ajah to Oshodi, kicked Amosun in
the scrotum, thereby sending the passenger to hospital with delicately swollen balls.
He said that the victim was presently on admission in the hospital with
swollen scrotum. Okeke said that the offence contravened Section 171 of
the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011. T
The Magistrate, Mr Ade Adefulire, ordered that the accused should be
remanded in Kirikiri Prisons till the next date of adjournment for fact
and sentencing, and adjourned the case till March 21 for sentencing.