Man, 30, charged with causing bodily harm

Man, 30, charged with causing bodily harm

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 3:52 pm


A 30-year-old man, Muhammad Hassan, was on Wednesday docked at an Oredo Magistrates’ Court in Benin City for allegedly stabbing his customer, Mr Emeka Nwoku, with a knife.

Hassan is being tried for causing bodily harm, according to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN.

Police Prosecutor Patrick Agbonifo told the court that the accused committed the offence on July 29.

Agbonifo said that the offence contravened Section 335 of the Criminal Code, Laws of the defunct Bendel State now applicable in
Edo State.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty.

Ruling on the bail application of the accused, the Magistrate, Mrs I.A. Osayande, granted him bail in the sum of N190,000 and a surety in like sum.

She adjourned the case until Aug. 16 for hearing.

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