Police drag 2 men to court for public fighting with broken bottles

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The Imo Police Command has confirmed Sunday’s robbery attack on motorists in Orji area of Owerri, which left four persons with bullet injuries.

Two middle-aged men, who allegedly engaged in public fighting, were on Thursday brought before a Badagry Magistrates’ Court.

The defendants, Sunday Kuton, 29, and Nnamdi Mini, 26; are facing one-count charge of public fighting.

The Prosecutor, ASP. Akpan Nkem, told the court that the defendants committed the offence on Jan. 29 at about 1:30p.m, at Agbalata International Market, Coconut Market, in Badagry, Lagos.

Nkem said that the defendants fought in public with broken bottles thereby injuring themselves.

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He said that the defendants were handed over to the Police for prosecution by the officials of the market.

The prosecutor said the offence contravened the Section 54 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The defendants, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Magistrate, Patrick Adekomaiya, admitted each of the defendants to bail of N100, 000 with one surety in like sum.

Adekomaiya adjourned the case until Feb. 22 for mention. (NAN)

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