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Businessman Beats Brother’s 60-Year-Old Wife Over Sick Husband's Property (Pic)

A 60-year-old woman, Mrs. Olufunke Labinjo was allegedly beaten to a pulp by her brother-in-law, Kamoru Labinjo, for resisting his attempt to forcibly take over the management of her sick husband’s property.

The accused allegedly assaulted the complainant in public by raining blows on her face.

The incident happened when Kamoru insisted on taking inventory of the buildings owned by his sick brother, Alhaji Shamsideen Labinjo, and asked Olufunke to take him to the properties.

It was learnt that Kamoru also queried Olufunke’s right to collect rents on her husband’s properties.

Olufunke, a trader at Balogun Market,Lagos, sustained injuries to her head and was admitted at the Shomolu General Hospital,Lagos.

The distraught woman reported the matter to the Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID), Alagbon, Ikoyi, Lagos.

The accused, who resides at No 9, Alhaji Masha Road, Surulere, Lagos State, was subsequently arrested by detectives and arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s Court on November 3, 2017 for assault.

He pleaded not guilty.

In the suit number MIK/A/250/17, Commissioner of Police versus Kamoru Labinjo, the police told the court that the accused committed the offence on September 22, 2017 at Balogun Market.