A 43-year-old woman has been arraigned before an Egor Magistrates court in Benin City for allegedly assaulting her neighbour.

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The accused identified as Joy Omoregie, was arraigned on Friday, September 16, for the alleged assault of one Prisca Evbidan.

The offence was reportedly committed on September 5, at No 5, Okunoghae off Edaiken Primary School, Benin .

During the assault, the accused used her fingers to inflict injuries to the complainant's face and neck.

Prosecutor Chuks Nnamdi, disclosed that the offence contravened Section 351 of the Criminal Code, to which the accused pleaded not guilty.

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Chief Magistrate, Mr William Aziegbemhim, granted the accused bail in the sum of N50,000 with one surety in like sum. The case was adjourned to November 7 for mention.