A mother, Monsurat Ayinde has been charged before an Abeo-kuta magistrate’s court, for allegedly recruiting some thugs to beat her child’s teachers in a secondary school in Abeokuta, Ogun state.
Chief Magistrate Adeola Adelaja, however, released her on N200,000 bail with two sureties in like sum.
Ayinde, 40, whose address was not provided, is facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, assault and breach of peace. She, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The prosecutor, Inspector Sunday Eigbejiale, had told the court that the accused committed the offences on July 20 at 11a.m. at Saje High School, Abeokuta.
According to him, the woman engaged some thugs, who stormed the school and beat up six teachers. Ayinde, according to the prosecutor, took the retaliatory action because a teacher flogged her child, leaving her with bruises.
The accused hit a teacher, Mr. Monsuru Kusimo, on his left eye and injured him, he said. He said the accused conspired with others still at large and caused a breach of peace of the school by disrupting its activities.
The offences contravened Sections 249, 351, 355, and 516 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ogun, 2006 The magistrate adjourned the case till August 22 for hearing.