A 28-year-old man, Patrick John, was yesterday arraigned at an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stabbing a man with broken bottle.
John is facing a charge of unlawful wound.
Prosecuting Sergeant Monica Ikebuilo told the court that the accused and others at large committed the offence on December 27, at 8:50 pm, at Omisanjana, in Ado-Ekiti.
She said the accused injured Wale Ayodele, by stabbing him with a bottle in the neck. Ikebuilo said the offence contravened Section 388 (1) of the Criminal Law of Ekiti State, 2012.
The prosecutor urged the court to adjourn the case to enable her study the file and assemble her witnesses.
The accused pleaded not guilty.
His counsel, Mr Emmanuel Sumonu, urged the court to grant his client bail. Magistrate Omolola Akosile granted the accused N20,000 bail with one surety.
Akosile adjourned the case till January 22.