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In Benin Woman, 32, arraigned for allegedly assaulting man

"They also took away his 16-year-old son to an unknown destination, thereby making people living in the compound and the neighbourhood to flee,’’ he told the court.

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Woman, 32, arraigned in Benin for allegedly assaulting man

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A 32-year-old woman, Grace Aruya, who allegedly assaulted a man, Martins Inalegwu, with the help of six men believed to be soldiers, was on Thursday charged before an Egor Magistrates’ Court in Benin City.

Aruya, a resident of No. 15B, Emagba St., off S & T Uselu Road in Benin City, is facing a three-count charge bordering on assault and abduction.

According to the prosecutor, ASP Osarentin Ogie, the accused committed the offences on Sept. 15 at Inalegwu’s house.

"The accused brought six men, suspected to be soldiers, to beat Inalegwu, who eventually escaped from them.

"The men, who were armed with guns, had threatened to kill him.

"They also took away his 16-year-old son to an unknown destination, thereby making people living in the compound and the neighbourhood to flee,’’ he told the court.

The offences contravened Sections 86, 249 and 351of the Criminal Code, Laws of the defunct Bendel State, 1976 as applicable in Edo.

The accused pleaded not guilty.

The Magistrate, Mr Alfred Iyoha, granted the accused bail in sum of N20, 000 with one surety in like sum.

Further hearing has been fixed for Oct. 6. 

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