Abuja - The police on Tuesday in Abuja arraigned four men in a Wuse Zone 2 Senior Magistrates’ Court for constituting a nuisance near the gates of the Indian and Malaysian High Commissions in Maitama, Abuja.
They accused - Ibye Felix, Benjamin Imo, Victor Omebe and Elisha Vandi - were arraigned on a one count of public nuisance.
Police prosecutor Mohammed Ahmed told the court that Supt. Austine Egim and his team on crime patrol arrested the four men and took them to the Maitama Divisional Police Station on Aug.1.
Ahmed said the accused were arrested while wandering around the embassy and causing obstruction and annoying workers and applicants who were on queue at the high commissions.
He said the offence contravened Section 183 of the Penal Code.
The accused persons pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The magistrate, Aliyu Shafa, granted each of the accused bail in the sum of N50 000 with a surety each in like sum.
Shafa ordered that the surety must reside within the jurisdiction of the court and adjourned the matter to Aug. 26 for hearing.