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Man docked for allegedly assaulting a woman

A 31-year-old man, Peter Ebunola, was on Monday docked in an Ojo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly assaulting a woman.

The police charged the defendant with fighting in public  and assault.

He, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Prosecution Counsel, Mrs Esther Adesulu, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on June 19, at the Isashi water side area of Ojo.

She said that the defendant assaulted Rashidat Olaitan during an altercation.

The prosecution said the defendant assaulted Olaitan using a broken bottle.

She said that the said Olaitan was hospitalised.

The offence, she said, contravened the provisions of sections 54 and 172 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2015.

Magistrate D S Odukoya admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N300,000 with two sureties in like sum.

She adjourned the case until July 31 for trial.

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