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Court remands man in prison for allegedly assaulting mother

14 December 2015, 15:05

Sango-Ota - An Ota Magistrates' Court in Ogun on Monday remanded a 45-year-old man, Babatunde Awonubi, in prison custody for allegedly assaulting his mother.

The prosecutor, Chudu Gbesi, told the court that Awonubi, who resides at No. 3, Adewolu St., Ota, committed the offence on December 1, at about 10 a.m.

Gbesi said that the accused person assaulted his mother (Maria Awonubi) by using a stick to inflict serious injury on her head.

Also read: Commissioner denies assault by Anambra First Lady

He said the offence contravened Section 355 of the Criminal Code Vol. 1, Revised Laws of Ogun State, 2006.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the offence.

The Senior Magistrate, S.O. Banwo, ordered that the accused be remanded in Oba Prisons in Abeokuta and adjourned the case till January 7, 2016 for consideration of bail. 



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