Man docked for assaulting salesgirl over refusal to sell cigarette on credit

Orogbemi added that the accused was still owing Kusoro N1,000, which made her to refuse further credit facility.

Man docked for assaulting salesgirl over refusal to sell cigarette on credit

A commercial motorcyclist, Kamil Ibrahim, 25, was on Tuesday arraigned in an Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly assaulting a salesgirl who refused him N200 worth of cigarette on credit.

The prosecutor, Insp. Zedekiah Orogbemi, told the court that the accused, on July 6 around 7:00 a.m. at Okitipupa market, beat up Bolaji Kusoro, and inflicted injuries on her.

He said that the offence committed by the accused of no fixed address, was contrary to the provisions of Section 355 (9) Vol.1 Laws of Ondo State, 2006.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the one-count charge levelled against him.

Magistrate Banji Ayeomoni, granted the accused bail in the sum of N20,000 and a surety in like sum, and adjourned the case till Sept. 2 for further hearing.

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