Detainee Attacks Suspect In Police Cell


A suspect detained at the Ajao Estate Police Station, Lagos, Obinna Cletus has been  charged before the Isolo Magistrae’s Court for allegedly attacking another suspect  in the cell.

Obinna was arrested by the police on Airport Road along Ajao Estate, Lagos for  fighting members of a police patrol team.

An argument was said to have ensued between him and Peter and later degenerated into  fisticuff during which Peter was seriously injured.

The police charged him to court for the offence which they claimed was contrary to  Section 351 of the Criminal Code, Cap. 17, Vol. 2, Laws of Lagos State of Nigeria,  2003.

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He pleaded not guilty to the charge and Magistrate W. A. O. Meigbope granted him  bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties.

The matter has been adjourned till 29 November, 2010 for hearing.

—Cyriacus Izuekwe

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