Police arraign 4 neighbours for allegedly fighting in public

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The police on Wednesday, arraigned four neighbours in a Grade I Area Court in Kubwa, Abuja, for for allegedly fighting in public.

The police charged Okobe Vivian, Inalegwu John, Oyinye Odeh and Paul Ogoh who reside in Kubwa with fighting in public, causing breach of peace and conspiracy.

The Prosecution Counsel, John Okpa, told the court that the defendants on Jan.13, acted in a manner that could cause breach of public peace, when they engaged themselves in a free for all.

Okpa alleged that the defendants endangered the lives of passers-by when they fought over cell phone.

He said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 114 of the Penal Code.

The defendants however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Judge, Mr Muhammad Adamu, admitted the defendants to bail in the sum of N50, 000 each with one reasonable surety in like sum.

Adamu ordered that the sureties must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and should provide means of identification to the court’s registrar.

He also ordered the defendants to write an undertaking to be of good behaviour in the future and adjourned the case until March 8 for hearing.

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