Abuchi Simon,37, was arrested and charged before Isolo Magistrate court after he repeatedly stabbed his neighbour, Ehis Ibhaze, over allegation of witchcraft and spiritual attack. According to P.M. News, the men, both residents of No 14, Ifelodun street, Ilasamaja, Lagos, were not on good terms when the incident happened. Simon allegedly accused Ibhaze of waging spiritual war against his family which he claimed delayed his progress.
On the day the incident happened, Simon reportedly ambushed Ibhaze in the bathroom where he had gone to take his bath and attacked him with a knife. He was rescued by neighbours and rushed to the hospital. Simon was immediately arrested by the police and charged to court. He pleaded not guilty.
The presiding Magistrate, Mrs Joy Ugbomoiko granted him bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties. He was remanded in prison custody pending when he meets up with his bail condition. The case was adjourned till 25 November, 2015.