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Police arraign 37-year- old man for alleged assault, malicious damage


Ndu, whose address is unknown, is facing charges of assault and malicious damage

He pleaded not guilty to all the charges.

Earlier, the prosecuting counsel, ASP Clement Okuomose, told the court that the defendant committed the offenses on Dec. 26, 2020, at about 2.00 pm at No. 6, Babatunde Mogaji Street, Ajangbadi area of Lagos.

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Okuomose said that the defendant assaulted one Mercy Nwosu by biting her face and back which caused her harm.

He said that the defendant also damaged the complainant’s Vivo android phone valued at N35,000.

The prosecutor said the offenses contravened the provisions of section 176 and section 339 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

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The Magistrate, Fadahunsi Adefisoye, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.

He adjourned the case until Jan. 21, for mention.