30-year-old woman in court for alleged assault, intimidation

Police on Wednesday docked a 30-year-old woman, Uju Erondu, in a Lugbe Grade I Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly beating another woman inside her compound.

Erondu, who resides in Lugbe Zone 5, Airport Road Abuja, is charged with criminal force, assault and criminal intimidation.

The prosecutor, Francis Gabriel, told the court that the matter was reported on Aug. 15, at the Lugbe Police Station, Abuja, by one Helen Ugwu, of Lugbe Zone 5 Abuja.

Gabriel said that Erondu and the complainant had a misunderstanding, but at 11 a.m. Erondu went to the complainant’s house and knocked at her gate.

ALSO READ: Petrol-induced fire strikes Bank’s Branch in Lagos

He alleged that when the complainant approached the gate to find out who was knocking, the defendant pounced on her.

He further alleged that in the process, Erondu pushed the complainant down and threatened to kill her.

The prosecutor said during police investigation, Erondu could not give a satisfactory account of her actions, while the offence contravened the provision of Sections 263, 264 and 396 of the Penal Code.

The judge, Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq, admitted Erondu on bail in the sum of N50, 000, with a surety in like sum and adjourned the matter until Sept. 22 for hearing.



I Hereby Express Regret, Withdraw My Statement: Fani-Kayode Apologises For Calling Journalist ‘Stupid’
Former Minister of Aviation, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, has apologised to the Daily Trust journalist for using derogatory words on him during an interview session. A video went viral on Tuesday where Fani-Kayode poured vituperation on the journalist for asking him a question over his various tours of the South-South region…

Fani-Kayode’s Attack On Daily Trust Reporter: Our Stand
The management of Media Trust Limited, publishers of Daily Trust and other titles, condemn the reprehensible actions of Femi Fani-Kayode, who in a video clip now gone viral, verbally assaulted – repeatedly – our reporter, Eyo Charles in the course of doing his job. The encounter occurred in Calabar, Cross River State, in the morning of Thursday 20, August 2020 at a hotel, during a roundtable with invited journalists…

You might also like

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. AcceptRead More