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Man Dragged To Court For Addressing Married Woman As ‘Babe’ On Whatsapp

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested one Sikiru Oluwaseun Jamiu to court for allegedly calling a married lady as “babe” over WhatsApp.

According to the police, Jamiu sent a message to one Mrs. Opeyemi Adegbesan via the internet instant messaging network, stating “Good morning Babe.”

The police classified the man’s actions as likely to provoke a breach of the peace in the marriage of Mr Akintunde Adegbesan and his wife, Opeyemi.

The message sent by Jamiu on September 19, 2021, at 8:02am, was declared to constitute an offense punishable under section 249(d) of the Criminal Code, Revised Laws of Ogun State of Nigeria, 2006.

The charge sheet read:

That you Sikiru Oluwaseun Jamiu ‘m’ on the 19th day of September, 2021 at about 8:02 am along Fidipote Street, opposite IBEDC Office Ijebu-Ode in the Ijebu-Ode magisterial District did conduct yourself in a manner likely to cause a breach of the peace in the marriage between one Akintunde Adegbesan, ‘m’ and Opeyemi Adegbesan ‘f’ by using the word “Good Morning Babe” on WhatsApp no 08059491562 and 08138868837 and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under section 249(d) of the Criminal Code, Revised Laws of Ogun State of Nigeria, 2006.

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