Court Remands Mercy Aigbe’s Husband In Kirikiri
Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe’s husband, 52-year-old Lanre Gentry, has been docked before a magistrate court 1 sitting at Ogba, Ikeja, on three count charge of breach of public peace, assault and causing his wife grievous bodily harm. under the State Criminal law 2011.
He was arraigned before magistrate O. Aje. A funwa , will be in custody until he fulfills his bail conditions.
His appearance before the court came barely six days after another magistrate Court barred Gentry from coming close to the actress and the two children in her custody.
Prosecuting Inspector N. Peter told the court that Gentry on April 17 conducted himself in a manner likely to cause breach of peace by constituting nuisance and behaving in a disorderly manner in a public place.
According to the prosecutor, Gentry unlawfully assaulted Mercy Aigbe by punching her all over the body.
Peter said the offence was contrary to and punishable under Sections 157 (f), 168 (a) and 171 of the Criminal Law No II, Vol. 44 Laws of Lagos State of Nigeria 2011.
Gentry pleaded not guilty.
Magistrate Aje-Afunwa granted him N500,000 bail with two sureties in the like sum.
She ordered that the sureties must show proof of tax payment and own a house in Lagos with title documents.
She adjourned till Friday.