Actress Mercy Aigbe’s Husband Lanre Gentry Goes To Prison
Lanre Gentry, the husband of Nollywood
actress Mercy Aigbe, has been remanded in Ikoyi Prison for alleged wife
Aje-Afunwa, presiding on Tuesday at Ogba chief magistrate’s court in Lagos,
ordered Gentry to remain in prison custody until
his bail is perfected.
52, was granted bail in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties in the like sum.
The sureties must show proof of tax payment and own houses in Lagos with title
police charged Gentry with three counts of breach of public peace, assault and
causing grievous bodily harm on his wife. He pleaded not guilty.
prosecutor, N. Peter, told the court that Gentry on April 17, conducted himself
in a manner likely to cause a breach of peace by constituting nuisance and
behaving in a disorderly manner in a public place.
further said Gentry unlawfully assaulted his wife by beating her with physical
blows all over her body.
was further alleged to have caused Mercy Aigbe grievous bodily harm after
giving her a blow on the nose, with blood gushing out.
said the offence committed by Gentry was contrary to and punishable under
sections 157 (f), 168 (a) and 171 of the Criminal Law No II, Vol. 44 Laws of
Lagos State of Nigeria 2011.
case has been adjourned till May 12 for trial.