Her reason? Because of Mango fruit. A 34-year-old woman, Gloria Moses has been arrested and charged before Ogba Magistrate’s court for allegedly attacking her neighbour, Gift Augustine with shovel in Lagos.
It was gathered that fight broke out between the women after Gloria refused Gift’s children from plucking unriped mango fruit from their compound.
The incident happened at 55 Ige Faniran Street, Command area, Ipaja where they reside with their families.
The two women from Ebonyi State, PM Express gathered, had been at loggerheads before the incident. They engaged in public fight over the refusal of the victim to allow the suspect’s children to pluck the fruits which resulted to exchange of words.
In the process, the suspect allegedly carried a shovel and hit Gift’s jaw which fell off and she was rushed to hospital.
The matter was reported at Meiran Police division and the woman was arrested along with her husband’s friend, David Nwoha and detained over the assault.
Both of them were charged with conspiracy and serious assault on the victim. They pleaded not guilty.
The presiding Magistrate granted them bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.
They were remanded in prison pending when they will meet their bail conditions.
The matter was adjourned till 30 April 2017.