A Magistrates’ Court in Ile Ife, Osun State ordered that a woman, Nifemi Ajayi, who was alleged to have bitten her neighbour on the scrotum, be remanded.
The police charged Ms Ajayi with assault.
The prosecution counsel, Mr Sunday Osanyintuyi, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on August 24, around 8:00 p.m. at No 21, Oke-Soda, Ile-Ife.
Mr Sunday said that the defendant bit Olayera Boluwaji on his scrotum and on his stomach.
He also added that the offence contravened the provisions of Section 355 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Osun State, 2002.
The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty.
The defence counsel, Philip Fasanmoye, made an oral bail application. He prayed the court to admit his client in the most liberal terms.
Magistrate Olusola Aluko ordered the defence counsel to file a written application for bail.
Meanwhile, Mr Aluko ordered the remand of the defendant in Ilesa correctional facility and adjourned the matter until November 15 for bail consideration.