Ogun woman docked for pushing ladder, breaks IBEDC worker’s leg


By James Ogunnaike, Abeokuta

A 34-year-old woman, Nosimot Alalade, was, on Friday, arraigned before a Chief Magistrates Court, sitting in Isabo area of Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, for assaulting a staffer of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company while on duty.

The defendant, who resides at No. 5, Amadiya Street, Olomore area of Abeokuta, is facing a three-count charge of assault, conducting herself in a manner likely to cause a breach of public peace and acting in a manner to endanger the life of the complainant.

The Prosecutor, Inspector Olaide Rawlings, informed the court that the defendant committed the offences on April 12 at about 1:00 p.m. at Olomore area of Abeokuta

Rawlings said the defendant assaulted one Silas Olaleye by pushing him from a ladder while performing his lawful duty, which caused him permanent injury on his right leg.

She said that the complainant, who is an IBEDC staffer, and his team, were assigned to the Olomore area for routine checks…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper