Abuja, -The police on Thursday arraigned a 22-year-old man, Sunday Mba in a Grade 1 Area Court Kado, Abuja, for alleged intentional insult and mischief.
The prosecutor, Insp. Simon Ibrahim, told the court that a police patrol team arrested and brought the accused to the Utako Police Station, Abuja, on April 12.
Ibrahim said that the accused insulted a police officer on duty, broke a 14-inch television set and damaged the police cell where he was held.
The prosecutor put the value of the damage at N30, 000; but the accused denied committing the offence.
The prosecutor said that the offences are punishable under Sections 267 and 327 of the Penal Code.
The Judge, Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq, granted the accused bail in the sum of N10, 000 and a surety in like sum.
He ordered that the surety must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and adjourned the case till May 18 for further hearing. (NAN)