Court grants 2 men arraigned for fighting over parking space N50,000 bail each

The Prosecutor said police investigations had revealed that the two defendants who are neighbours had both engaged themselves in a fight.

 

Both defendants whom are Civil Servants were arraigned for the offence of joint act and inciting disturbance and disturbance of public peace contrary to Sections 79, 114 and 113 of the Penal code.

The Judge, Mr Hassan Ishaq admitted the defendants to bail with a reliable and reasonable surety each in like sum.

He said the surety must reside within the jurisdiction of the court and his address must be verified by the officer of the court.

Ishaq added that the sureties must submit their driver’s licence or international passports with the court.

He also ordered the defendants to write an undertaking with the court to maintain peace.

Earlier, the Prosecutor, Bar. Vincent Osuji informed the court that the first defendant (Okafor) reported the case of criminal intimidation against the second defendant at the Karu Police Station on May 18.

He said police investigations had revealed that the two defendants who are neighbours had both engaged themselves in a fight.

Osuji told the court that it was discovered that the defendants were in the habit of fighting and insulting each other over parking space in their compound.

“During police investigations, the neighbours of the defendants called the attention of the police to the constant insults and assault that they both engage in over where to park their cars in the car parking space in the compound,’’ Osuji said.

According to the prosecutor, the constant fighting both defendants engage in has caused fear and apprehension for other neighbours.

After listening to the charges, the defendants pleaded not guilty and the matter was adjourned till June 15 for hearing.

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