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In Trouble Man arraigned in court for assaulting female police officer

The suspect reportedly punched the police inspector on her chest after an argument ensued between the pair. He allegedly disobeyed the traffic light.

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Haruna Danjuma, 40, has been arraigned before a magistrate’s court in Lagos, for assaulting a female police officer, Insp. Modupe Olowolagba, during official duty.

According to PM News, Danjuma, on June 20, 2016, punched the police officer on her chest, which led to a serious injury.

Sgt. Ishola Samuel, the prosecuting officer in the case, told the court that the suspect committed the act after he disobeyed a traffic light.

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He was charged for assault before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for his offence, which contravenes with Section 171 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

The suspect, who pleaded not guilty to the charge, was granted bail in the sum of N10,000 bail with one surety in like sum.

Magistrate, A. R. Osunsanmi, who presided over the matter, adjourned the case till July 17, 2016, for further hearing.

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