Thursday , September 20 2018
Home / News / Local News / Driver Assaults Policewoman, Seizes Her Phone In Lagos

Driver Assaults Policewoman, Seizes Her Phone In Lagos

Spread the love

A 29-year-old driver, Ikechukwu Abonyi, on Wednesday appeared before a Kado Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja for allegedly assaulting a police woman while on lawful duty.

Abonyi, who resides at Idu Abuja, is facing a three-count of causing obstruction, criminal intimidation and assaulting a police woman.

He, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The Police Prosecutor, Judith Obatomi, told the court that the defendant was arrested by Corporal Elizabeth Elgege of the Area Command, Traffic Unit, Abuja, on August 8.

Obatomi said that the defendant caused obstruction on the public highway.

The prosecutor said that the defendant seized the police woman’s phone while on lawful duty and inflicted injuries on her.

The offences contravened Sections 112, 273 and 397 of the Penal Code.

The Judge, Alhaji Ahmed Ado, granted the defendant N50, 000 bail with one surety in like sum.

Ado directed that the surety must be a member of Taxi Union Association in Abuja and must reside within the court’s jurisdiction.

He adjourned the case until September 12.

About ayo

Check Also

(Pictures) Children Returning To School In Delta State Involved In Ghastly Car Accident

Spread the loveA mother and her children escaped death this morning after being involved in …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *