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2 men docked for disturbing public peace

15 May 2015, 13:01

Abuja - The Police on Friday arraigned Mohammed Dauda and Ojo Zuberu both of Utako Village, Abuja, in a Grade 1 Area Court, Kado, for disturbing public peace.

The prosecutor Inspector Simon Ibrahim, told the court that some policemen attached to Utako patrol team, led by ASP Ejekane Henry, arrested and brought the accused persons to the Utako Police Station on April 20.

Ibrahim said that on that same day the accused persons engaged in fighting in a public place and injured themselves.

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He said the offence is punishable under Section 133 of the Penal Code.

However, the accused pleaded not guilty to the charge, arguing that they were only playing.

The Judge, Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq, granted the accused bail in the sum of N10, 000 and a surety each in like sum.

Sadiq said that the surety must be within the court jurisdiction, and adjourned the case till May 25 for further hearing.


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