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ASSAULT ON FRSC: Accused Plead Not Guilty

EFULA ABBAH

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]wo Persons accused of assaulting a Federal Road Safety Corp Official in Lagos recently have pleaded Not Guilty at the court in Lagos. The two men were arraigned before Mrs. A.A. Famobiwo of magistrate court 3 in Surulere for assaulting an FRSC official.

13592305_10153866544077017_153797757061084829_nThe duo of Nwandu Onyeka and Okechukwu Jackson were arraigned on a three count charge of conspiracy, assault and obstruction, but they both pleaded not guilty and were granted bail, in the sum of 50,000 Naira and 2 sureties each.

Nwandu Onyeka and Okechukwu Jackson were driver and passenger in a black Toyota Camry with registration number MUS780KJA that was apprehended penultimate Sunday, at railway area in Oyingbo, south west of Lagos for not wearing seatbelt and processing expired vehicle and driver’s licenses.

The vehicle which was billed to be impounded to the FRSC office, Yaba according to report was diverted on the way to the FRSC office by the accused persons who were also alleged to have taken the officer in the car to Akinhonmi Street in the Jibowu area, where they were also reported to have been assaulted.

Nwandu and Okechukwu were arrested on Sunday 6th of July and arraigned before the Surulere Magistrate Court 3 immediately, the next day, being on Monday

The Presiding Judge, Mrs. Famobiwo who was judicious in her presentation adjourned the case to the 18th of July 2016, ruling that both accused persons be remanded in prisons custody after they could not meet with the bail conditions.

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