Woman arraigned for playing loud music


A 57-year-old woman, Elizabeth Noibi, has been arraigned before a Tinubu Magistrate’s Court for allegedly playing music “at its highest volume.”
Noibi, who resides on Badiru Street in the Lagos Island area of Lagos State, was said to have caused a breach of peace of
neighbour through the action. The neighbour, Kunle Coker, reported the matter to the police.
She was arraigned on one count. The charge read, “That you, Elizabeth Noibi, on October 30, 2013, at 2.20pm, at 16, Badiru Street, Lagos Island in the Lagos Magisterial Distict, did conduct yourself in a manner likely to cause breach of peace by playing music at its highest volume, provoking the breach of peace of one Kunle Coker.”
The prosecutor, Sergent Igodonlo Daniel said the offence was contrary to Section 57(c) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, Nigeria, 2011.
Noibi said she was not guilty of the offence.
The magistrate, Mrs O.M Ajayi admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N40, 000 with one surety in like sum.
The matter was adjourned till November 25.

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