32-year-old driver attacks Vehicle Inspection Officers

A 32-year-old commercial driver has been taken to court for attacking Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIO) on duty.

Vehicle Inspection Office Driver and Vehicle Licensing Administration (VIO-DVLA)

After his arrest by the Police, the accused, Alex Okochi was arraigned before the Gudu Upper Area Court in Abuja.

Oyeyemi Adeniyi, the Prosecutor, charged the accused with assaulting two VIO officers, Messrs Terkuala Raymond and Abdrahman Tijani.

According to the prosecutor the accused the officers, who were on duty at the Bannex junction in Wuse, Abuja, he added that this offence contravened section 267 of the Penal Code Law.

However, Okochi pleaded not guilty.

After hearing from both sides, the Judge, Alhaji Umar Kagarko, granted the accused a N50,000 bail with one reliable surety who must be resident within the court’s jurisdiction.

The case was adjourned till March, 31 for further hearing.

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