THERE was pandemonium, weekend, at Oba Market Benin, as a 23-year-old hair dresser, Miss Faith Idehen, had her left ear bitten off in an attack by the daughter of her landlord, identified as Vivian, over electricity bill.
It was learned that trouble started when Vivian, a single mother of two, demanded for N1,500, being monthly payment for electricity bill from Faith. The tenant’s plea that she did not have up to that amount, but deposited N1,000 with a promise to pay the balance of N500 later in the day, fell on deaf ears. The victim was said to have left the compound and boarded a commercial bus to her place of work at Oba Market. Vivian allegedly trailed and caught up with her at the popular Yanga Fish Market and pounced on her. A fight started. Read more