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Mother drags son to court for threatening her with knife

Mother drags son to court for threatening her with knife - threatening, olaluwoye said, mother, his mother, court

A 26 year-old unemployed man, Godwin Edward, who allegedly threatened to stab with a knife, was arraigned in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ in Lagos. Edward, a resident of Makoko Area of Yaba, is facing a count charge of violence.

The Prosecutor, Sgt Modupe Olaluwoye, said the defendant committed the offence at 7:00 pm on May 4, at No. 3, Faloyi Str., Ishola, Yaba.

that the defendant had showed up at ’s house, shouting at her to return the knife that she had seized from him. She told the that the complainant, Mrs Esther Edward, had refused to return the knife to him which resulted in a heated argument between them.

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“My Lord, it took three men to hold him down and prevent him from attacking his . In the course of the argument, he claimed to be a cultist and said that he had used the knife to kill a lot of people. He further threatened to forcefully get the knife from her and told his that she would be the first person he would kill with the knife,” she said.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Oluwatoyin Oghere, admitted the defendant to a bail of N100, 000 with one surety in like sum. Oghere said the surety must be gainfully employed and have their address verified by the court. She then adjourned the case until July 10, for further hearing. (NAN)

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