lanre Gentry, the spouse of expert Nollywood performing artist, Mercy Aigbe, has been remanded in the Kirikiri Jail, Lagos, after he was summoned under the watchful eye of an Ikeja Justice’s Court on Tuesday.
The Main Judge, Mrs. Y.O. Aje-Afunwa, gave him a safeguard condition in the aggregate of N500,000 with two sureties in like whole.
Be that as it may, before he could meet the safeguard conditions, the directing judge had shut for the day and he was in this way remanded in jail.
Review that Nollywood performer, Mercy Aigbe had blamed her antagonized spouse for a long time of striking her over and over and the case was said to have been accounted for to the Zone F Police Order the same number of Nigerians required the capture and indictment of the suspect, who at once was accounted for to be on the loose.
The 52-year-old, be that as it may, handed himself over on Tuesday and was consequently summoned in court.
The arraignment, which occurred in Court 1, Ikeja, was seen by authorities and delegates of the Lagos State Ministry of women Affairs and poveety Alleviation, Ministry of Youth and Social Development, Domestic and sexual response assault team, and the office of the public defender.
Olanrewaju was summoned by one Lady Assessor, Egbogun Katherine, on three checks verging on lead liable to bring about rupture of the peace, physical strike, and creating shocking real damage.
The charges perused to a limited extent, “That you, Olanrewaju Gentry… on a similar date, time and place, in the previously mentioned authoritative region, did unlawfully attack one Mercy Aigbe, by beating her with blows everywhere on her body, along these lines submitting an offense.
“That you assaulted one Mercy Aigbe, by giving blows on her nose and blood began spouting out, which likewise brought on her unfortunate substantial mischief, subsequently conferring an offense.”
The police prosecutor, Overseer Diminish N., said the offenses were culpable under segments 157, 168 and 171 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, Nigeria, 2011.
The litigant argued not liable to the charges and chose outline trial and his protection advise requested his safeguard in liberal terms.
The Justice, Aje-Afunwa, conceded him to safeguard in the aggregate of N500,000 with two sureties in like whole.
She said the sureties, one of which must have a house inside the purview of the court, must present their duty confirmation archives and house locations to the police.
Be that as it may, the respondent couldn’t meet the safeguard conditions before the end of work and was thusly remanded in custody
The case was suspended till July 12, 2017.
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