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Published On: Thu, Sep 26th, 2019

Alleged assault: Prosecution witness contradicts self in suit against Senator Abbo

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By Vivian Okejeme, Abuja

A Prosecution witness, in the suit against Senator Elisah Abbo over alleged assault before an Abuja Magistrate Court sitting in Zuba yesterday contradicted herself many times under cross examination.
The Star witness, Warmate Osimibibra who claimed to have a shop in the complex where the sex toy shop is located admitted that not all that happened on that day is in the statement she gave to the police.
Under cross examination, by the counsel of the defendant, Adegbite Adeniyi, she admitted that not all that happened in the sex toy shop was contained in the video given to the police as some things have been removed.
In the course of the trial, It was also confirmed by the court that the witness is not a nursing mother, as it was publicized and that her child was twelve years old
Reacting to the development, Adeniyi said it was obvious someone is trying to make up something in the case.
Deputy Commissioner of Police, James Idachaba who is prosecuting the case on behalf of the commissioner of police said every witness is oblige to state their evidence without being forced or coerced.
Idachaba said he will call two more witnesses in the matter to prove the case of assault against the lawmaker.
The court later adjourned till October 17for continuation of trial.

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