by Azeez Adeniyi
Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe has dragged her hotelier husband, Lanre Gentry to the Lagos Ministry of Women Affairs for investigation and prosecution over alleged battery and assault, Telegraph reports.
The newspaper reports that Gentry may be prosecuted for wife battery as Lagos State government has begun investigation into the matter.
A top official with ministry revealed that the case was reported by the victim.
“I am commenting on this based on your manner of approach, so please I’d like my privacy to be respected. Truely, the case is with us here.
“It was reported here by the victim herself, and because of the governor’s zero tolerance for domestic violence, we are as a matter of urgency investigating the whole drama. It is a good thing that it has also been brought to the public eye.
“We’re still very much on top of the matter and we’ll get it to its logical conclusion,” he said.
The actress had cried out over alleged assault against her.
Pictures posted on social media shows where the embattled actress is undergoing a CT scan for a head injury.