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5 Unemployed Youths Docked For Allegedly Attacking Neighbour, Wife

Posted by Samuel on Wed 14th Jun, 2023 - tori.ng

The Prosecution Counsel, Mr Ade Adeyanju, told the court that the defendants attacked the complainant, Anthony Okafor and his wife, Ngozi.

 

The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that the police on Wednesday arraigned five youths.

They were arraigned in a Grade I Area court in Karu, Abuja for allegedly beating up their neighbour and his wife.

The police charged Abuchi Njoku, Rejoice Njoku, Chidera Njoku, Nwanchukwu Chidera and Mary Nwanchukwu all who lives at phase III Jikwoyi, Abuja with joint act and causing hurt.

The Prosecution Counsel, Mr Ade Adeyanju, told the court that the defendants attacked the complainant, Anthony Okafor and his wife, Ngozi.

He said, during police investigation, the defendants admitted to have committed the offence.

The prosecutor said the matter was reported at the Jikwoyi police station, Abuja, by Okafor.

He said the offence contravened the provisions of sections 79 and 240 of the penal Code.

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

The Judge, Malam Umar Mayayna admitted the defendants to bail in the sum of  N100,000  each and one reliable surety.

He adjourned the case until June 16. 



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