Sex worker bites off colleague's lip during fight over client

By The Citizen

A 30-year-old commercial sex worker, Blessing Ani, has been arrested and charged before Apapa Magistrates' court for allegedly biting off Doris Robert's lip, her colleague during a fight over a client in a popular hotel in Lagos State, western Nigeria.

Blessing allegedly engaged Doris in a fight after she accused her of taking her 'customer' and in the process bit off Doris' lip.

The incident happened in a hotel located railway in Ijora area of Lagos State where they are plying their trade.

P.M.NEWS gathered that Doris' lip fell off and when she was taken to a hospital, doctors said it could not be stitched back again.

P.M.NEWS gathered that trouble started when Blessing met Doris with her client and confronted her.

Blessing insisted that Doris should have called her to inform her that her client was around rather than staying with him.

Blessing went further to accuse Doris of snatching her client.

In response, Doris told her that there was no permanent client in their sex business.

That led to exchange of words and fighting ensued during which Blessing bit off Robert's lip.

The matter was reported to the police at Ijora Badia and Blessing was arrested and charged to court with assault under the Criminal Code.

When she was arraigned, she pleaded not guilty.
The presiding Magistrate, Mr M. A. Etti, granted Ani bail in the sum of N50,000 with one surety in like sum.

She was remanded in prison custody pending when she would perfect her bail.

The matter was adjourned till 3 March, 2016.-