News 56-year-old woman docked for assaulting policewoman

-

- Advertisment -

56-year-old woman docked for assaulting policewoman

News 56-year-old woman docked for assaulting policewoman
File Photo

A 56-year-old woman, Mrs Grace Osayande, has been docked before an Ogbeson Chief Magistrate Court in Benin on a four-count charge bothering on conspiracy, a threat to life, assault, and obstruct/resist arrest.

The Police Prosecutor, Inspector Charity Asemota, told the court that the accused committed the offences on May 13 at Odia street Off Eyaen quarters, Benin.

Asemota alleged that the defendant did conspire with others at large to threaten Inspector Omohan Magdalene with a cutlass and assaulted Sgt. Sandra Atubokor by hitting her on her back and on her face.

The prosecutor also alleged that the defendant did obstruct and resisted police officers’ arrest.

The prosecutor said the offences contravened the provisions of Sections 516, 86, 361(1), 351(1),(3) and 145 of the Criminal Code Cap. 48 Vol. 11, Laws of the defunct Bendel State of Nigeria, 1976, now applicable in Edo.

The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The Chief Magistrate, Prince Mutairu Oare, however, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N50,000 with one surety in like sum.

Chief Magistrate noted that the surety must be responsible. He then adjourned the case until June 8, for further hearing.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Recent Updates

Gernot Rohr backs Samuel Kalu to rediscover best form at Bordeaux

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr has backed Samuel Kalu to rediscover his best form for club and country.Kalu struggled...

Police lay siege on Delta hotel, denies NGO from holding meeting

Authorities of the Nigeria Police Force, on Friday, deprived an NGO, Brothers Across Nigeria, BAN, from holding her General...

Fire razes electrical complex in Lokoja

About three days after a tanker accident sparked an explosion that claimed 30 lives in Lokoja, a fresh tragedy...

Nigerian government urges workers to ignore planned strike

The federal government has urged public servants to ignore the strike planned for Monday by organized lab our, saying...
- Advertisement -

US Republican senators confront Netflix over Chinese sci-fi show

Five Republican US senators have confronted Netflix over the streaming giant’s plan to adapt a Chinese sci-fi book trilogy,...

Nigeria troops lose three officers to bandits, rescue eight-month-old baby

Troops of “Operation Sahel Sanity” have lost one senior military officer and two soldiers in an operation against bandits...
- Advertisement -

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you