Man in court for allegedly assaulting, obstructing police officers on duty


A 33-year-old man, Odukoya Adeola, allegedly charged with obstructing and assaulting police officers on duty, on Wednesday appeared before a Badagry Magistrates’ Court.

The defendant, whose address is unknown, is facing three counts charges of obstruction, assault and reckless driving.

The prosecuting counsel, ASP Clement Okuomose told the court that the defendant committed the offence on March 1, at about 9.00a.m at Iyana School Bus Stop, Iba area of Lagos.

Okuomose said the defendant assaulted one Ibeh Ebere, paramilitary personnel by beating him with horse whip thereby inflicting injuries.

“The defendant allegedly obstructed a team of traffic officers attached to Iba Police Station.

‘’This he did by using his Toyota Matrix car with registration number LSD 292 FT to block the incoming traffic and men who were engaged in their lawful duty.

“The defendant also assaulted woman Inspector Sayo Elumike, attached to Iba Police Station while on her lawful duty by pushing…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper