Transporter Docked For Allegedly Slapping Passenger

A 38-year-old transporter, Sunday Nwakoro, has been arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly slapping a woman.

The accused person allegedly committed the offence on January 28 at 8a.m. along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, Iyana-Ipaja in Lagos.

The accused person pleaded not guilty to assault and breach of peace.

The prosecutor, Inspector Olusegun Oke told the court that the accused person attacked Mrs Magdalene Bilikisu during an altercation.

The prosecutor said the offence contravened the provisions of sections  168 and 172 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015.

Magistrate D.S. Odukoya admitted the accused person to bail in the sum of N20,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Odukoya ordered that the sureties must be gainfully employed and have evidence of two years’ tax payment to the Lagos State Government.

The case was adjourned til February 23 for mention. 


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