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Man jailed 3 months for biting off another man’s pinky finger

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A 23-year-old man identified as Mohammed Abubakar, has been sentenced to three months imprisonment by an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun state for biting off the pinky finger of another man.

The state police command had charged Abubakar before the court for assault. He had pleaded not guilty.

Delivering a ruling, Magistrate A O. Adeyemi, sentenced Abubakar without an option of fine.

Adeyemi held that the Prosecution Counsel had proven beyond reasonable doubts that he was guilty of the charge preferred against him.

Earlier, prosecution counsel, Insp E.O.Adaraloye told the court that the convict committed the offense on Feb. 7, at about 10.30 p.m., at Oja Ijoko,Ota. He said that the convict bit off the right pinky finger of the complainant, Adamu Abdullahi.

He said that the offence contravened the provisions of Section 355 of the Criminal Code Laws of Ogun 2006.