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Thursday, 7 September 2017

Keke Napep Driver In Court For Allegedly Beating Up Police Officer

A 39-year-old tricycle driver, Agboola Seun, who resides on Iresi Street, Orile-Agege, Lagos, was on Wednesday arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrate’s’ Court in Lagos for allegedly assaulting a police officer.

The Prosecutor, Insp. Victor Eruada, told the court that the accused committed the offences with some others still at large on Aug. 21 at Iyana-Ipaja, a Lagos suburb. Eruada revealed that the accused beat up Sgt. Okoyomo Emmanuel, who tried to arrest him for a traffic offence. He said, “The accused and his accomplice descended on him and beat him to a pulp”.

The offences contravened Sections 172 and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (Revised). Section 172 prescribes a three-year jail term for assault, while Section 411 provides two years for conspiracy.

The accused, however,

The Magistrate, Mrs G.O. Anifowoshe, however granted the accused bail in the sum of N25, 000 with two sureties in like sum, after he pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The case has been adjourned until Sept. 20 for mention.

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