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‘I did it to please my wife’: Driver arraigned for beating up female neighbour

It was gathered that, Disu told the police that he was pushed by his wife to beat up Mrs. Pius because she always complained that the victim abused her whenever he went to work.

The driver was said to have promised his wife to address the issue with Chinyere when she kept complaining to him that he did not do anything to protect her from their neighbour.

After investigation, Disu was charged to court for assault occasioning harm under theCriminal Code Law of Lagos State of Nigeria. When he was arraigned, he pleaded not guilty.

She told the police that Disu beat her up without confirming what his wife told him about her.

Mr. Disu who resides at  3, Ali Ijaiye Street, off Oseni Road, Lawanson, Surulere, Lagos, admitted to the police that he beat the victim to please his wife but he did not attack her with a cutlass.

A 40-year-old driver, David Disu has been arrested and charged before an Ijeshatedo Magistrate’s Court for allegedly attacking his neighbour’s wife, Chinyere Pius with a cutlass.

The presiding magistrate, Mrs A.O. Gbajumo granted him bail in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in like sum.The matter was adjourned for hearing.

by Oge Okonkwo

PM News reports:

Sources said when Disu confronted Chinyere, an argument ensued between them which resulted in a fight. Disu reportedly brought out a cutlass and cut Chinyere on her right leg which caused her serious injury.

She was rushed to a hospital and Disu was arrested when the matter was reported to the police at Itire Division.


At the station, the driver reportedly admitted beating the woman but denied attacking her with cutlass. Chinyere in her statement alleged that during the fight Disu threatened to cut her leg with cutlass to teach her a lesson and he went ahead to cut her with cutlass.

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