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Woman docked in Benin for alleged assault of police officers

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A 56-year-old woman, Grace Osayande was on Tuesday arraigned before an Ogbeson Chief Magistrates’ Court in Benin, for allegedly assaulting police officers.

The defendant is being tried on a four-count charge bothering on conspiracy, a threat to life, assault, as well as obstructing and resisting arrest.

The Police Prosecutor, Insp. Charity Asemota told the court that the defendant committed the offences on May 13, at Odia street at Eyean quarters, a suburban town close to Benin city.

Asemota alleged that the defendant conspired with others at large to threaten Insp Omohan Magdalene with cutlasses, assaulted Sgt. Sandra Atubokor by hitting her on her back and also assaulted Sgt. Juliana Arebun by hitting her on her face.

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The prosecutor also alleged that the defendant obstructed and resisted arrest by police officers, contravening the provisions of Sections 516, 86, 361(1), 351(1),(3) and 145 of the Criminal Code Cap. 48 Vol. 11, laws of the defunct Bendel State of Nigeria, 1976, now applicable in Edo.

Meanwhile, the defendant, in spite of that, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The Chief Magistrate, Prince Mutairu Oare, in spite of that, admitted the defendant on bail in the sum of N50,000 with one surety in like sum which must be a responsible person and adjourned the case till June 8, 2020, for further hearing.

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