A 32-year old woman, Rose Stephen, was on Wednesday arraigned before a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly biting off man’s finger during a brawl.
The defendant, who resides at Barnawa, Kaduna was arraigned on a two-count charge of assault and causing grievous harm.
The Prosecutor, Insp. Chidi Leo, told the court that Francis Timothy of same address, reported the matter at the Barnawa Police Station on Sept. 5.
Leo alleged that the defendant had an argument with the complainant and she assaulted him by biting off his right hand finger in the process.
According to the prosecutor, the offences contravened the Kaduna State Penal Code.
When the charges were read, the defendant, however, pleaded not guilty.
The Magistrate, Ibrahim Emmanuel, consequently granted the defendant bail in the sum of N150, 000 with a surety in like sum.
Emmanuel said the surety should be gainfully employed and show evidence of two years tax payment to the Kaduna State Government.
He, however, adjourned the case to Sept. 30 for hearing.