The Lagos State Government, on Tuesday, arraigned a woman, Balikisu Musa, before the Ogba Magistrates’ Court for allegedly inflicting injuries on her 12-year-old son in the course of beating him.
PUNCH Metro had reported that officials of the Directorate for Citizen’s Rights had on Monday rescued the boy and took him to a government facility, while Balikisu was arrested after a post about the alleged assault went viral on the social media.
Balikisu was arraigned on one count of assault before the court.
She pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The court admitted her to bail in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the matter till April 29, 2020.
An eyewitness, Ibrahim Abanikannda, who posted the alleged assault on Facebook, told our correspondent that Balikisu was in the habit of maltreating her son, Ayomide Adegbore. (Text courtesy Punch)