A jealous housewife has poured hot rice on her neighbour barely two weeks after she delivered a baby boy.
The 29-year old nursing mother, Priscilia Aneke now has severe injuries after her neighbour, Bimpe Muyideen allegedly poured hot rice on her during quarrel in Lagos, southwest Nigeria.
The victim claimed that Bimpe, who has two daughters, was not happy that she just got married and delivered a baby boy.
She is now hospitalised and in pains and cannot breast feed her new born baby.
The 30-year old Bimpe was arrested and charged before Apapa Magistrate’s court Lagos for assault occasioning harm.
Bimpe, who hails from Kwara State, and a mother of two kids, reportedly took a hot pot of rice her neighbour was cooking and poured it on Priscilia’s chest which peeled her body.
The incident happened at 13, Sururere street, off Oyedeji street, Ajegunle, Lagos.
Narrating her ordeal, the victim, who was brought to the court, told P.M.NEWS that Bimpe had been threatening to deal with her after she gave birth to the baby.
She said before the incident, Bimpe started quarreling with her and was fighting her so that the pregnancy will be aborted.
She said she knew she was not happy and she tried to avoid her.
She said she endured until she delivered her baby.
On the day the incident happened, she said Bimpe started cursing her and when she replied her, Bimpe took the pot of rice and poured it on her.
She said she attempted to dodge it but it ended up pouring on her chest, hand and part of her breast.
“I cannot feed my baby because part of my nipples were affected,” she lamented.
Bimpe on her part said that Priscilia has been making trouble with her and because she was pregnant, she could do anything during that period. She said after Priscillia delivered, she continued to curse her until that day the incident happened.
Bimpe denied she poured the pot of rice on her, adding that it was during their fight that she fell on the pot.
She did not explain why she chose to fight a woman who had just delivered. When she was arraigned, she pleaded not guilty.
The Magistrate, Mrs O. I. Olagbayi granted her bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties in like sum.
The matter was adjourned till 10 September, 2012.
She was remanded in custody pending when she will meet her bail condition.