2 drivers docked for alleged assault, theft of phones

2 drivers docked for alleged assault, theft of phones

Two males who allegedly assaulted a car proprietor and stole his cell phones value N95, 000 have been arraigned earlier than a Life Camp Magistrates’ Court in Abuja on Friday.

The Police charged Desmond Momoh, 39, and Jaiyesimi Oloruntoba, 30, of Asokoro Extension and Dape Village, Abuja, respectively, with a five-count cost of joint act, assault, inflicting damage, mischief and theft.

The Prosecutor, ASP Peter Ejike of FCT command, instructed the court docket that the matter was reported at Life Camp Police Station on May 21, by one Ahmad Tukura of Kado Estate, Abuja.

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Ejike alleged that on the mentioned date, at about 12.15 p.m, whereas the complainant was driving to Life Camp, he was stopped at Setraco police checkpoint by safety officers to current his cross doc.

He alleged that whereas the complainant drove off from the police checkpoint, the 2 defendants drove after him and blocked his car from transferring.

The prosecutor additional alleged that the defendants dragged the complainant out of his automobile, beat him up and stole his Techno telephone and Samsung galaxy tab each valued at N15, 000 and N80,000, respectively.

He mentioned the police on the checkpoint heard the complainant screaming and instantly swung into motion, arresting each defendants.

He mentioned that the offense contravened the provisions of Sections 79, 265, 244, 327, and 288 of the Penal Code.

Momoh and Jaiyesimi, nevertheless, pleaded not responsible to the fees.

Mr. Gadafi Nwegbe, Counsel to the defendants, prayed the court docket to grant the defendants bail whereas citing Section 158 and 165(2) of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act.

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The Chief Magistrate, Celestine Odo, admitted the defendants to bail within the sum of N200, 000 every, with a surety every in like sum.

Odo ordered that the sureties should be dependable with a set deal with and should reside inside the jurisdiction of the court docket.

He additionally mentioned each sureties should deposit a latest passport {photograph} to the court docket registrar, and their addresses verified by the court docket officer.

Odo adjourned the matter to June 25 for listening to.

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