A mentally sick lady who shoved a feminine straphanger into the aspect of a prepare because it pulled into Times Square has been indicted for attempted murder — and one in every of her prior victims stated it’s “what she deserved.”
Anthonia Egegbara, 29, was not in Manhattan Criminal Court Wednesday when a grand jury returned an indictment charging her with second-degree attempted murder, first-degree attempted assault and second-degree assault for the stunning assault Monday on Lenny Javier that left her with a damaged nostril and fractured chin.
Three months earlier Egegbara was launched with out bail after viciously pummeling stranger Jasmine Robles on a Harlem prepare — knocking out her entrance tooth, breaking her nostril and leaving her with a black eye.
“That’s what she deserved,” Robles advised the Post of the indictment. “She almost took someone’s life. Her track record proves that if they let her out on the streets again, she’ll do it again and maybe achieve what she didn’t the last time, kill someone.”
Egegbara, who suffers from schizophrenia, was charged with third-degree assault for the July 5 assault on Robles — one in every of many crimes that judges can not set bail on beneath a controversial 2020 reform regulation.
Robles begged the Manhattan District Attorney to hit her with a extra critical rap so she wouldn’t be on the road. But specialists advised The Post misdemeanor assault is the suitable cost beneath the regulation on condition that Egegbara didn’t use a weapon.
“They failed us as victims,” Robles stated of the justice system. “They continued to keep her on the streets. She made too many people suffer and she has to pay.”
Egegbara, who’s presently being held at a psychological well being facility, is due again in court docket Oct. 28.
Her lawyer, Michael Zigismund, stated that her family members need her to get the correct care she wants. “The family is very concerned for her and rightfully so,” he stated.