Civil servant docked over alleged assault

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Okitipupa (Ondo State)  – A 49- year-old civil servant, Abraham Omoniyi was on Thursday arraigned before an Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court over alleged assault on one Rahman Oladele.

The prosecutor, Sgt. Ayodeji Omoyeigha told the court that the accused on Jan. 23 at Sarajoe Street. Okitipupa slapped Oladele in his office.

He said that the accused also used a knife to threaten Oladele while he was performing his official duty.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”70560″]

The prosecutor said that the offence was contrary to Section 351, Criminal Code, Cap.37, Vol.1, Laws of Ondo State 2006.

The accused, of no fixed address, however, pleaded not guilty to the one-count charge.

The Magistrate, Mr Chris Ojuola granted the accused bail in the sum of N30, 000 with a surety in like sum and adjourned the case till March.1 for further hearing.

Ojuola said that the surety must present one year tax clearance. (NAN)