Woman bites male police officer on the back during arrestBy Mason White 5:18 PM December 18, 2014
|Lagos Police officers illustration|
By: Chan Yuan
A police officer was taken to a hospital after a woman bit him on his back, police in Nigeria said.
The Lagos State Police said that 41-year-old Bunmi Adesanya, bit the police officer while he tried to arrest a man for an unrelated criminal offense on Wednesday.
Adesanya faces a charge of assault and a charge of obstructing a police officer. According to the police investigation, the defendant obstructed and prevented police officers from arresting Omolara Bello.
Officers tried to arrest Bello, after being accused of assaulting Officer Ocheme David. Adesanya bit the officer in the back and caused bodily injury.
Adesanya pleaded not guilty to the charges at the Somolu Magistrate’s Court. Bail was set at N100,000 ($533).