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Lagos Bride-to-be Sent to Prison 1 Week Before Wedding for Slapping Neighbour

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A 33-year-old woman, Olawunmi, was arrested and remanded in prison custody a week to her wedding for slapping her neigbour, Anthony.

According to PM News, she was arraigned before a Magistrates’ Court in Isolo for the alleged offence.

After the incident occurred, Anthonywent to Ijeshatedo police division and reported Olawunmi’s actions. She was subsequently arrested and taken to the station.

It is unclear why she slapped Anthony. She was urged to apologize but she refused.

Thereafter, she was charged with assault. During the arraignment, she pleaded not guilty.

She was granted N20,000 with one surety and was remanded in prison custody pending settlement of her bail. The case has been adjourned till 16 October, 2015.

Olawunmi wept when she heard the verdict, as her wedding was just a week away.

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17 Comments

  1. nene+

    September 29, 2015 at 1:00 pm

    …and then she will move on to slapping her husband, in-laws,helps and husband’s neighbors in her new home?

    Hmmmmm hope she changes!!!

  2. ATL's finest

    September 29, 2015 at 1:00 pm

    Well lucky her it just a week before her wedding day not her been in prison on that day. I wish there was a reason, but for her to commit such act, Anthony must ve stepped his boundaries. I’m not justifying that slapping someone is right either.. Congratulations on your wedding Olawunmi.

  3. Happy for the groom

    September 29, 2015 at 1:31 pm

    1. A lady slapped a man? Shows she is unruly and not a wife material
    2. Asked to apologize and she refused? shows she is saucy and arrogant
    3. What will a simple apology take out of her?
    4. Upon all her gra gra, she no get someone to bring 20k come court or surety to stand for her? One would think her father owns Lagos state that is why she has d audacity to slap a man
    5. Thank God the Anthony didnt woze you back. If he had wozed you back, you for spend your wedding day in the hospital counting the ceiling

    Groom to be, what are you waiting for, better run for your life. This is how she will behave when you both are married. Thank God for you- He has shown you these b4 the marriage and averted evil for you.

    Bride to be, why weeping? do your wedding in the prison with inmates o jare

    All ya saucy ladies out there, take note!

    • similicious

      September 29, 2015 at 2:39 pm

      i don’t understand why she is all these things for slapping a ‘MAN”… Nobody has a right to be violent, period! It has nothing to do with gender,

    • happy for the groom

      September 29, 2015 at 3:24 pm

      Similicious, how did you pass thru school? comprehension is a big deal for you
      sorry for your life

    • Make I hear word!

      September 29, 2015 at 8:15 pm

      You must be an ignoramus!!!!!!!!!! What do you mean by a lady slaps a man? Do you know what the man did to warrant the slap? In a world where Gender Equality is the order of the day, I can’t believe you are saying all these. Sounding like a moron!!!! Sometimes I detest Nigerian men. It is only in Nigeria you will be at the airport climbing tons of stairs, struggling with your hand luggage and a man who has got no load will walk past you uncaring!!! And one week in Prison for slapping a man???? Awesome!!! Shows how much of a backward country Nigeria is!!!!!

  4. Mom of 2

    September 29, 2015 at 1:32 pm

    Chai! Dis one na gobe, original gobe (in Yemi Alade’s voice) Imagine what a little sorry could’ve done.

  5. prolific nubian

    September 29, 2015 at 3:33 pm

    This is God giving that man a big sign. Wedding has been postponed. What are you waiting for?

  6. larz

    September 29, 2015 at 5:10 pm

    So basically what ppl get out of this is that she dares to slap a man and how will she act in her husband house abi? Surely there is more to a woman’s life than her marital life. She operates in a work environment, religious organisation, friends, public transport system etc. I bet she will be in contact with more people there than with her husband and her family.

  7. Wonder

    September 29, 2015 at 6:14 pm

    Does anyone care to know why? Why a lady will slap a guy…and still refuse to apologise? Think people before casting stones!

    • su

      September 29, 2015 at 6:32 pm

      @Wonder thank you sooooooo much!! It is unclear why she slapped him and no one even wants to know why!!! Just casting stones! do you know if he touched her inappropriately? Do you know what he did?????? So many silly people here

  8. WS

    September 29, 2015 at 6:24 pm

    Last minute nerves or self sabotage?

    She has no control over her anger so anger controlled her one week to her wedding. Wasting money and time cooling off in prison.

  9. Anonymous

    September 29, 2015 at 8:14 pm

    Do men get remanded in prison for slapping women? Or is this just about her daring to slap a man?!

  10. marvellous

    September 29, 2015 at 10:16 pm

    Why cry because its a week to your wedding when you can simply post bail and go ahead with the wedding. you only postpone the honeymoon and commencement of the marriage. Kpomkwem.

  11. NaijaPikin

    September 29, 2015 at 10:47 pm

    Only in naija where an arrest is made before investigation is completed. 1st to reach police station na im dey win. sigh.

    • Wale

      September 30, 2015 at 5:57 am

      Lol. You are very correct. It’s always the first person that gets to the police station that is right

  12. joseph

    September 30, 2015 at 8:39 am

    The man must have done something painful to her. She should have use wisdom to say sorry and goes her way, knowingly that the first person to lay complaint and give bribe in station always have their ways. A lesson for her but law of karma will surely apply.

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