A 47 year old woman, Zainab Suleiman has been remanded in Olokuta Correctional centre by Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Akure for allegedly inflicting injuries on the body of a minor girl.
The woman, a trader was said to have allegedly used her fingernails to cause deep wounds on the body of a 12-year-old girl, Victoria Williams.
She committed the offence on the 31st January 2020, at Oke-Odu via Ipinsa Akure, the Ondo state capital.
The offence is contrary to and punishable under sections 355 and 338 of the criminal code cap 37 Vol 1 of the Ondo state law, 2006.
The case was adjourned after the prosecuting counsel, Ajiboye Babatunde who intended to present 6 witnesses, said only three were available in court.
Magistrate Olufunke Adegoroye in her ruling, ordered the remand of the accused person till February 11,2020.
She further ruled that the case be transferred to the family court since it involves a minor.