Two docked for alleged assault of police officers in Lagos

Two docked for alleged assault of police officers in Lagos

Two docked for alleged assault of police officers in Lagos

Police on Tuesday arraigned two persons, Amaka Anulia and Kelechi Anyinwa, at the Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly slapping two officers in the state.

The defendants were arraigned on a three-count charge of conspiracy, resisting lawful arrest and assault.

The prosecutor, Insp. Reuben Solomon, told the court that the duo committed the offences on February 20 at No 46, Towolawi Street, Coker, Surulere, Lagos.

Solomon said the defendants assaulted two police officers who were deployed to invite one of them for questioning on a fraud allegation.

“The second defendant joined the first defendant to slap and intimidate one ASP Afolabi Olushola and ASP Gladys Nnaji. But were eventually arrested,” he added.

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The offences, according to the prosecutor, were punishable under Sections 172, 174, and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State.

The defendants, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Magistrate, Mrs. Sanusi Adagun, granted the defendants bail in the sum of N100,000 each with two responsible sureties each in like sum.

She adjourned the matter till March 18 for hearing.

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