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Yawa – Man Lands In Serious Trouble for Slapping A Police Officer in Lagos.
A Nigerian man who was arrested on Sunday, December 6, for allegedly slapping a police officer along Governor’s road in Ikeja, Lagos state, has been arraigned in court.
A tweet posted by the Lagos state police command on Sunday, December 6, alleged that the young man caused an accident, then slapped a police officer twice and threatened other police officers deployed to the scene.
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”This man who caused an accident along Governor’s Road, Ikeja has been arrested for slapping a Police officer twice and threatening the entire team deployed to the scene when the accident occurred. He has been handed over to Alausa Police Station for necessary action.”
Giving an update on Tuesday afternoon December 7, the state police command said he was charged to court this morning and that the court ordered he be remanded in police custody until January 2021. T
The tweet from the command reads;
”UPDATE: This suspect who was accused of slapping a police officer on the 6th of December has been charged to court and he pleaded not guilty. The case has been adjourned till the 20th of January 2021 while he has been remanded till the adjourned date.”
Related Story: Man Beats Lover To Death In Bayelsa
In another report, a 27-year-old man, Oliver Promise, has allegedly beaten his 18-year-old lover, Esther Pascal, to death.
The lovers, who had a two-year-old daughter together, reportedly fought at their residence in the Amarata area of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, on Sunday.
Toktok9ja gathered that the fight bordered on money for upkeep and welfare of the family.
Some residents said the relationship had been fraught with disagreements, adding that they were awoken by the cry of the deceased for help around midnight.
A resident, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said, “By the time a few of us got to their door, it was locked from inside. But we forced it open and met the deceased on the floor.
“We quickly tried to revive her with water, thinking that she fainted. But we discovered that she was dead. We immediately apprehended the man and alerted the police.”
A spokesperson for the state police command, Asinim Butswat, said the suspect, who is a car wash operator, had been arrested and investigation was ongoing.
Meanwhile, the Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested a housewife, Eniye Zuokemefa, for alleged complicity in the killing of her husband, Enebraye Zuokemefa.
Enebraye, who lectured at the Isaac Jasper Boro College of Education, Sagbama, was reportedly murdered by gunmen on Friday.
The assailants were said to have shot him three times after he finished transacting business at a point-of-sale centre around the Ekeki area of Yenagoa.
Toktok9ja gathered that his wife had allegedly threatened several times to kill her husband over allegations that he gave birth to children outside their marriage.
The state police command’s spokesperson, Asinim Butswat, confirmed the arrest of the suspect, adding that she was arrested “based on suspicion of previous threats.”
Meanwhile, the Ijaw Youth Council has condemned the murder.
The President of the group, Peter Igbifa, in a statement, called on security agencies and the Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, to fish out the killers and bring them to book.