Tenant Batters Judicial Worker Over Quit Notice
Akeem Kolawole got more than he bargained for in the course of performing his duty.
He was attacked after he brought the letter of invitation from his office to serve Damilola over reports by her landlord.
The incident happened at 2 Akinriho street, off Liasu road Idimu where Damilola resides.
Damilola, 28 and her landlord had a disagreement leading to her being served a quit notice.
However, she refused to quit but dared the landlord to go to court if he wanted her quit the apartment.
The landlord apparently angered by Damilola’s refusal dragged her to the Mediation Centre for the amicable settlement in order to reclaim his property.
Bounce News gathered that Damilola refused to honour the summon which led to the centre mandating Kolawole to serve her another invitation to their office.
She was said to have enraged by the persistence of the judicial worker that she attacked him.
Damilola was later arrested after the matter was reported at the Ikotun police division and she was charged before a Lagos court with assault and was remanded in prison.
Narrating his ordeal, Kolawole said he was attacked after he brought the letter of invitation from his office to serve Damilola over a complaint filed by her landlord.
He said after he gave the letter of invitation to Damola, she attacked him and punched him severally inflicting injuries on him.
She accused him of conniving with her landlord to illegally evict her from the apartment.
During her appearance before an Ejigbo Magistrate’s court, she pleaded not guilty.
The presiding Magistrate, Akeem Fashola granted her bail in the sum of 50,000 Naira with two sureties in like sum.
The matter was adjourned till 19 June 2017.