Court remands woman for allegedly beating up neighbour

A Kabusa Grade I Area Court on Tuesday ordered that an applicant, Chioma Kelvin, who allegedly beat up her neighbour with a two-by-two wood board, be remanded in prison, pending bail application.

The Judge, Ibrahim Kagarko ordered that Kelvin be remanded in Keffi Prison, Nasarawa state and adjourned the case until July 25.

The police charged Kelvin with assault and causing grievous hurt

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The Prosecution Counsel, Mahmud Lawal, told the court that Chidinma Daniel, who resides at Waru Apo, Abuja reported the case at the Kabusa Police station, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on July 6.

Lawal informed the court that the defendant attacked the complainant with a wood board and injured her in the shoulder.

He told the court that during police investigation, the defendant confessed to the crime.

The offence, he added, contravened the provisions of sections 264 and 241 of the Penal Code Law.

After the charge was read to the defendant, he pleaded not guilty.

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