In Ogun state, a 23-year-old man named Mohammed Abubakar was found guilty of biting off another guy’s pinky finger and was given a three-month prison sentence.
Abubakar has been accused of assault before the court by the state police command. He entered a not-guilty plea.
Delivering a ruling, Magistrate A O. Adeyemi, sentenced Abubakar without an option of fine.
Adeyemi held that the Prosecution Counsel had proven beyond reasonable doubts that he was guilty of the charge preferred against him.
Earlier, prosecution counsel, Insp E.O.Adaraloye told the court that the convict committed the offense on Feb. 7, at about 10.30 p.m., at Oja Ijoko,Ota. He said that the convict bit off the right pinky finger of the complainant, Adamu Abdullahi.
He said that the offence contravened the provisions of Section 355 of the Criminal Code Laws of Ogun 2006.