A Kado Grade 1 Area Court in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja has heard the case of one Umar Lawal, 37, who is accused of allegedly refusing to pay a lady, Augustus Janet after having sex with her.
The prosecutor, Salisu Khaleel, told the court on Thursday, April 7, that one Augustus Janet of Mpape Village in Abuja reported the matter at the Maitama Police Station on March 21.
Khaleel said that the accused of 12, Negbo Crescent, Wuse 2, Abuja, picked Janet and promised to pay her N10, 000 to have sex with her.
“When Janet demanded for her fee after the sex romp, Lawal beat her up.
“He stabbed her with a bottle on the face and still refused to pay the complainant the agreed sum after having sex with her.”
The prosecutor added that the offense contravened Section 247 of the Penal Code, stating that the accused is facing a count charge of causing grievous hurt.
Daily Post reports that the accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Judge, Malam Abubakar Sadiq, granted the accused bail in the sum of N20, 000 and a surety in like sum, ruling that the surety must reside within the court’s jurisdiction.
Malam Sadiq adjourned the case till Thursday, May 19 for mention.