Olanrewaju Gentry, the 52 year old estranged husband of star actress, Mercy Aigbe, 38, is technically facing two cases of domestic violence.
One of the cases is before Mrs. Davies Abegunde in Ogba, Ikeja (Lagos) magistrate court, and the other is being handled by Mrs Y. O. Aje Afunwa of Rosaline Omotoso Court in GRA Ikeja.
Here are the details of the two cases:
1. A restraining order was granted on Tuesday, May 2, by Magistrate Davies Abegunde in the case brought before her on Thursday, April 27 (FC/AL/25/2017).
Adjourned till Wednesday, May 17, the magistrate ordered: “Having seen the application from the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team dated 27th of April, 2017, and having read the affidavit of the Applicant consisting of 25 paragraphs as dated 28th April, 2017, and having seen the photographic evidence of the domestic violence and the scan report from a medical centre attended by the Applicant, the Respondent herein, Olanrewaju Gentry of No. 14, Oregun Street, off Epe Close, Oregun, Ikeja, is hereby restrained from commiting any further acts of domestic violence against the Applicant with immediate effect. He is also restrained from going anywhere within a one mile radius of the Applicant and the two children in the custody of the Applicant. ”
2. The second case, heard on Tuesday, May 9, and adjourned to Wednesday, July 12, borders on breach of the peace, physical assault and causing grievous bodily harm.
Olanrewaju Gentry wascremanded by Magistrate Y. O. Aje Afunwa of Rosaline Omotoso Court in GRA Ikeja in Kirikiri Prisons.
Though granted bail of N500,000 with two sureties in like sum, Gentry couldn’t meet the conditions before the magistrate rose for the day.