Residents of Small London Area in Badagry, Lagos state are still in shock after they witnessed an uncommon incident.

37 year old, Chibuke Nwachukwu, was arraigned on Wednesday at a Magistrates' Court for allegedly attacking his girlfriend with a machete during an argument.

The Prosecutor, Akpan Ikem, says the victim, Glory Raymond was lucky to have escaped alive.

“He was supposed to give her money, but his continual refusal resulted into a heated argument between both of them.

“During the argument, the accused used a cutlass to inflict injuries on the left hand of the complainant,” he said.

Ikem said that the offence contravenes Section 171 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2011.

If convicted Chibuke will serve at least a 3-year jail term. 

The accused, who was not represented by a counsel, pleaded not guilty.

The Magistrate, Jimoh Adefioye granted bail to the accused in the sum of 100,000 Naira and two sureties in like sum.

The case has been adjourned till April 12.

Are you victim of domestic violence, please do not keep silent; report to appropriate authorities.