Woman tells an Abule Egba Magistrates’ Court that she wants her 32-year-old son, who allegedly beat and threatened to kill her, to be jailed.
One Ifeanyi Chukwu was said to have committed the assault on June 15 at the home where he lives with his mother, however woman said it was not the first time he attacked her. The prosecutor Rachael Williams claimed that Chukwu beat the woman every time he was drunk just as she reproached him over coming late, NAN reports.
According to the prosecution the suspect also threatened to kill his whole family, including mother and sisters and in a stroke of rage destroyed property worth N25,000.
The victim, Mrs Helen Chukwu, begged the court to imprison her son saying:
“I want him to go to Kirikiri Prison to learn a lesson so that when he returns, he would have been reformed.”
The suspect is to be remanded in prison until June 23, when the hearing on bail application will be held.
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