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One woman riot squad: Lady arraigned in Lagos for assaulting 3 police officers

He said that the accused committed the offences on September 28, at 6.00 p.m. at the Ajeromi Police Station, Ajegunle, Apapa.

by Adeola Balogun

Adebanjo, who is resident in the Ajegunle area of Apapa, is facing charges ranging from assault to causing damage to property and breaching the peace.

According to the prosecutor, the accused also held the clothes of Cpl. Folasade Akinsola, cutting the policewoman’s golden necklace worth N34,000 in the process.

The magistrate adjourned the case till November 8, for mention.

A woman in Lagos has been arrested by police officers and arraigned before a state magistrate court over allegations of assault.

If convicted of felony, the accused could bag three years imprisonment. Adebanjo, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Iberedem said the offences contravened Sections 166(d), 171, 172 and 337 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

In his ruling, the Senior Magistrate, Mr P. A. Adekomaiya, granted the accused bail in the sum of N50,000 with a surety in like sum. He said that the surety should show evidence of tax payment to the Lagos State Government.

Grace Adebanjo, 52, was apprehended after she allegedly assaulted 3 police officers, one man and two women, and has been charged with the offence before the court sitting in Apapa.

Iberedem said that the accused also tore the uniform of one Sgt. Olodu Frederick, attached to the Ajeromi Police Station, while performing his lawful duty.

Vanguadr Newspaper reports:

Cpl. John Iberedem, the prosecutor, told the court that the accused, who was being investigated by the police at the Ajeromi Police Station, bit Cpl. Oda Fatimoh on her finger.

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