An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Lagos on Monday ordered that a housemaid, Susan Samson be remanded at Kirikiri Prison for allegedly attempting to kill her boss.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs A.O. Adegite, ordered that 19-year-old Susan should remain in custody until she perfected her N500,000 bail with two responsible and gainfully employed sureties in like sum.
In addition, each of the two sureties must deposit N100,000 into the account of the Chief Registrar of the court.
The Prosecutor, Insp. Cousin Adam, told the court that the accused on March 5 in Ejigbo attempted to murder her employer, Mistura Ogundipe, 58, by repeatedly smashing a big bottle of Fidossi Spumante wine on her head.
Adam said that the accused had also stolen assorted beverages and wines valued at N200,000, belonging to her employer.
The accused however pleaded not guilty.
Magistrate Adegite said that the case file should be duplicated and forwarded to the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP’s) for advice.
The case was adjourned until April 30 pending legal advice.