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Man arraigned in court for posting wife's battered face on Facebook

Sulaiman Maiyegun popularly known on Facebook as Afobaje Maiyegun, a resident of Eti-Osa local government area of Lagos state, who allegedly assaulted his wife, the mother of his children by beating her up and bragged about it on Facebook, was arrested and arraigned before the Igbosere Magistrates' Court on two counts charge of unlawful Assault occasioning harm and offensive publication inciting provocation.

Afrobaje who claims to be monitoring at Ikate elegusi supplier, took to his Facebook page on May 5 at 2:19 Am, to post the photo of his wife bleeding face and said: " I beat my wife and am waiting for her police because I talk to a woman".

At his arraignment on Friday at Igbosere Magistrate court, he pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge, the Prosecutor SP Shinaolu Adeoye alleged that the defendant committed the offences on May 5 at 12:13 pm at Maiyegun town, Jakande Estate, Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos and reported himself via his Facebook post.

The Magistrate, Folake Oshin in her ruling, granted the defendant bail in the sum of 500,000 (half a million) with two sureties who must be a cleric and a family member of the defendant.

Afrobaje action was deeply condemned by his friends and many Nigerian.

Dabio Micheal his friend on Facebook wrote "How I which you no the way she loves you,you won't beat her this way.sule come back to your senses wat u did is very very bad as a friend I will tell u the Truth,go and apologize too her and delete this rubbish from social media..."

Esom Virgilus also wrote " Sule why did you beat your wife? You said you talked to a woman, yet it depends on what you discussed with the woman you talked to. Remember beating her up can not and will never solve the problems. Next time take a civilized approach."

Okoye Iyke wrote "See you see prison mumu man and if you dare my comments I will come after you monkey"

Rabiu Ayinla wrote " I don't believe that a man can beat his wife like this and still post it".

Olawale Moshood wrote "I told you from day one that you should delete this post and beg your so called wife you didn't listen see your life now"

Daniel Udeh who is very bittered by his action wrote "small boy's doing mumu still that village boy lifestyle after u done smoke weed nothing to eat u come dey show ur frustration on ur so called free wife because you never pay her bride price ".