A bus conductor, identified as Taheed Adekunle, who was accused of damaging a passenger’s scrotum during dispute over transportation fare, was on Thursday remanded in prison by a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
The accused Adekunle,19, of no fixed address, pleaded guilty to a charge of assault. The Magistrate, Mr Ade Adefulire, ordered that the accused should be remanded in Kirikiri Prisons till the next date of adjournment for fact and sentencing.
The Prosecutor, ASP Ignatius Okeke, told the court that the accused committed the offence on March 12 at about 5:50pm at Ajah Motor Park in Lagos. Okeke said that the accused during a face-off with a passenger, Samuel Amosun, over the high price of transportation fare from Ajah to Oshodi, kicked Amosun in the scrotum.
The Magistrate adjourned the case till March 21 for sentencing.