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Published On: Tue, May 15th, 2018

Man, 51, docked for insulting Police officer

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For allegedly threatening a police officer on duty, a fifty-one-year-old, Nasiru Abdullahi has appeared before a Karu Gade 1 Area Court, Abuja.
Abdullahi, a resident of Mararaba, a densely populated town near the nation’s capital city, however denied the charge.
It was gathered Abdullahi was arraigned on a two-count charge of intentional insult and threat to public servant, as reported by Abuja Digest
According to the prosecutor, Edwin Ochayi, the accused purportedly committed the said offences on April 16, 2018.
He said: “ The defendant was invited for interrogation by the Area Commander, Karu, Abuja, FCT Command, through O/C Surveillance, ASP Daniel Kwaji for the life of one Mr. Gabriel Amu.
“Instead of honouring the invitation, defendant intentionally insulted, threatened and warned the officer never to come to his house again.”
The prosecutor said the offences contravene section 155 and 153 of the Penal Code.
However, the presiding judge, Hassan Ishaq, granted the accused bail in the sum of N50,000. with one surety each in like sum.
The case was adjourned to June 11 for hearing proper.

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