A 25 year old woman in Nigeria appeared before Karu Senior Magistrates’ court, yesterday for pouring hot oil on her lover ,reportedly for refusing to marry her.
Victoria Alonge was thus sentenced by Magistrate, Omolola Akindele to one year jail for causing grievous harm to her lover identified as Roland Nna.
The Police Prosecutor, Cpl. Paschal Njoku, earlier told the court that Nna reported the incident at Kurudu Police Station on August 11.
He said she was immediately arrested by the police and was later arraigned in court.
In her defence, Alonge told the court that NnA dated her for over four years and promised to marry her.He ,however, changed his mind after falling in love with another women in Abuja.
She said: “I did that to teach him a bitter lesson because he refused to marry me after dating me for over four years.
“He fooled me and my parents ” Alonge added