Lawmaker Thrown Into Prison For Beating Woman And Forcing Her To Walk N*ked In Akwa Ibom (Photo)

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Akwa Ibom – A lawmaker in Akwa Ibom state, has been remanded in for allegedly assaulting a and stripping her naked,  Uduak Nseobot, is a councillor in Ibiono Ibom LGA, AkwaIbom State. 

He was charged to court by the Akwa Ibom State Government for allegedly kidnapping, assaulting, and publicly stripping the woman, Iniubong Essien, whom he had accused of stealing some notes.  

Mr Nseobot said the was “sprayed” on them at their wedding. He was initially charged alongside his wife, Aniedi, who lives in the U.S. But the charges against the wife was dropped by the to enable them build a smooth case against the defendant. 

  Archibong Archibong of a state court in Uyo on Thursday dismissed the preliminary objections filed by the defendant his lawyer, Mfon Ben. 

 The judge ordered that Mr Nseobot be remanded in prison, after the councillor pleaded not guilty to the charges against him. The case has been adjourned to November 27 for the court to hear the defendant’s bail application.  

The , Ms Essien, who said she has been a close friend to the councillor’s wife for about 10 years, denied stealing their money. 

She revealed that she assisted the Nseobots in cooking and serving food at their wedding and that she was not even the person who helped them pick money sprayed at the wedding.