LAGOS-A 36-year-old man, Raymond Obi Eze, has been arraigned before an Ejigbo Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, for sneaking into a couple’s bedroom to watch them making love, while he hid under their bed.
The couple, Mr. Leuise Chigozie and his wife, Vicky, said they were making love when they noticed the accused hiding under the bed watching them.
Eze’s attempt to escape was thwarted by Chigozie, who after grabbing him raised an alarm. The brawl between the accused (Eze) and Chigozie led to his wife sustaining injury.
The accused was said to have been arrested and handed over to the police at Idimu Station, who arraigned him before the court on a two-count charge of unlawful entry and attempted murder, offences contrary to Section 320 of the Criminal Code, Cap.17, Vol. 2, Laws of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2003.
He (accused) told the police that he was not a thief neither did he attempted to harm the couple, but was only watching them to derive sexual satisfaction and pleaded for leniency.
Witnesses, who assisted the couple to arrest the accused, said they believed the accused was watching Chigozie making love to his wife.
According to the police charge sheet, the incident happened at 8.30 p.m. Friday, December 9, at the couple’s residence at 40, Ejigbo Road, Idimu, Lagos.
However, when the plea of the accused was taken in the court, he pleaded not guilty to the two-count charges brought against him.
Magistrate M. B. Folami admitted Eze (accused) bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum, but he was unable to perfect the bail conditions and was ordered to be remanded in prison custody at Kirikiri Maximum Security Prisons, Apapa, Lagos.
The matter has been adjourned till January 18.