Abuja - The Police on Thursday arraigned a
34-year-old Technician, Ndukwe Chukwu, in the Gudu Upper Area Court for
allegedly hitting his boss with an iron rod.
Chukwu, a resident of Aku Village, Mararaba, Nasarawa State, is standing trial
on a charge of causing hurt.
The prosecutor, Sgt. Mohammed Garba, told the court that one Mr Girima
Habtewolo of Setraco, Life Camp, Abuja, reported the matter at the Garki Police
Station on May 21.
He said that the accused, a staff of the complainant, went to the complainant's
office at Setraco, Southern Park Way, Area 11, Garki, Abuja and intentionally
picked an iron rod.
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According to Garba, the accused hit the complainant on his right hand with the
said iron rod, thereby inflicting injuries on the complainant.
He said in the course of police investigations, the iron rod was recovered from
Garba also said the offence contravened Section 245 of the penal code.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Judge, Alhaji Umar Kagarko, granted the accused bail in the sum of N50, 000
with one reliable surety that must be residing within the court's jurisdiction.
He adjourned the case till June 25 for hearing.