Police Arraign 29-year-old Woman over Alleged Assault

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A trader, Amaka Okeke, 29, on Wednesday, appeared before a Wuse Zone 2 Senior Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly assaulting a lady, Miss Laura Dickson.

The prosecutor, Sgt. Shedrack Dauda, told the court that the matter was reported at the Kaura Modern Market Police Station on April 7 by the complainant.
Dauda told the court that the incident occurred while the complainant was transacting business in her shop at No HB 101 Kaura Modern Market, opposite Prince and Princess Estate, Abuja.

The prosecutor said that the accused assaulted the complaint by beating her.

 He said that the complaint sustained injuries, while her ear ring valued at N600,000 was damaged.

The prosecutor also said that the complaint treated the injuries in a hospital.

According to the prosecutor, the offences contravened the provisions of Sections 265 and 327 of the Penal Code.

The accused denied the allegations and pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Senior Magistrate Folashade Oyekan, granted her bail in the sum of N200, 000 with one surety in like sum.

Oyekan adjourned the case till May 2 for hearing.

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