A young man in Edo State has been arrested and charged to court after he allegedly beat up a Police Inspector.

20-year-old Mamode Samson was accused of hitting Officer Monday Okungbowa of the Ogida Police Station in Benin and also tearing his uniform.

Mamode is also alleged to have assaulted three siblings, Jennifer Okunrobo, Uyiosa Okunrobo and Eghosa Okunrobo on December 20.

The suspect has been arraigned before an Egor Magistrate’s Court but pleaded not guilty to the three-count charge.

The case was adjourned to January 7, 2015.