Wednesday, September 19

Man sentenced to prison for allegedly beating up Dad


A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, has ordered Joseph Omonigho to be remand in prison for allegedly beating his father.

Inuwa Maiwada, the judge who gave the order, said he should be remanded until October 3 for hearing.
 
Joseph Omonigho, of Kado, Abuja, faces a four-count of criminal force, assault, causing hurt and continuance in nuisance, According to NAN report.

The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Earlier, the prosecutor, Ijeoma Ukagha, had told the court that one David Omonigho, of the same address, reported the matter at the Life Camp Police Station, Abuja on September 5.

The prosecutor said the complainant accused the defendant, Joseph Omonigho of beating him up, thereby inflicting bruises on his face.

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kagba also added that the complainant alleged that it was not the first time his son would be attacking him and other members of his family.

“Actually, the defendant has refused to heed several warnings from the police,” she said.

According to the prosecutor, the offences contravene the provisions of Sections 263, 265, 244 and 199 of the Penal Code.

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