Woman, 72, jailed 3 months for un­clean­ness

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Bola Ojuola, Akure

An Akure chief mag­is­trate’s court yes­ter­day sen­tenced a 72 year old woman, Mrs. Mon­isola Falaye, to three months in prison for cook­ing in an un­hy­gienic en­vi­ron­ment and not hav­ing a waste bin in her No 34 Aje­gunle Street, Akure res­i­dence.

She was also charged for keep­ing be­long­ings along her house cor­ri­dor con­trary to the state en­vi­ron­men­tal law. The woman how­ever pleaded guilty and prayed the court to tem­per jus­tice with mercy. Chief Mag­is­trate Olayinka Omole while giv­ing the sen­tence gave an op­tion of N5000 fine.

The court also ar­raigned Chief Omolewa B.O. and Chief Ay­o­dele Omo­lade over sim­i­lar of­fences. They were ar­raigned for fail­ing to pro­vide waste bins in their houses and fail­ing to put their kitchens, toi­lets and bath­rooms in good state. They pleaded guilty to the charges.

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