Man reportedly beats up Lagos policeman, robs him of beret, N80,000

Man reportedly beats up Lagos policeman, robs him of beret, N80,000

A suspected thug, Stephen Monday, has been arraigned earlier than an Ebute Metta Justice of the Peace’s Court docket, Lagos State, on prices of assault and theft.

The 21-year-old man allegedly assaulted a policeman, Inspector Folorunsho Lawal, whereas the cop carried out his obligation at Otto group, Ebute Metta.

PUNCH studies that the defendant was additionally accused of tearing Lawal’s uniform in a three-count bordering on assault, theft and conduct more likely to trigger breach of public peace.

The costs learn, “That you just, Stephen Monday, and others now at giant, on January 29, 2022, round 03.30pm, at G-Specific, Otto, Ebute Metta, within the Lagos Magisterial District, did assault one Inspector Folorunsho Lawal whereas performing his authorized obligation by beating him and tearing his uniform, thereby committing an offence punishable below Part 173 of the Felony Legislation of Lagos State, 2015.

“That you just, Stephen Monday, and others at giant, on the identical date, time and place, within the aforementioned magisterial district, did conduct yourselves in a fashion more likely to trigger a breach of peace by attacking Inspector Lawal whereas he was performing his authorized obligation, thereby committing an offence punishable below Part 168 (d) Felony Legislation of Lagos State, 2015.

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“That you just, Stephen Monday, and others at giant, on the identical date, time and place within the aforementioned magisterial district, did steal N80,000 and a beret valued at N20,000, property of 1 Inspector Lawal, thereby committing an offence punishable below Part 287 of the Felony Legislation of Lagos State, 2015.”

The Justice of the Peace, Mrs F. F. George, granted the defendant bail and adjourned the case until February 7, 2022, for trial.

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