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Police arraign three in court for beating, threatening neighbour



The Lagos State Police Command, on Monday arraigned three people for allegedly beating up and threatening to harm their neighbour.

The police charged Paulina Oladipupo, 40, and her brother, Joseph and Ibukun Olagunju, 28, who all reside in Shomolu area of Lagos with a threat to life and assault before an Ogudu Magistrates Court.

The accused persons all pleaded not guilty to the charges

The Prosecution police officer, Insp Donjour Perezi, told the court that the defendants committed the offence on Sept. 29 at their residence, adding that the defendants beat up their neighbour, Aisha Akinleye and threatened to burn her.

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Perezi further told the court that the defendants threatened to disfigure Akinleye’s daughter using acid, adding that when the complainant feared that the defendants could make good their threats, she reported the case to the police.

According to the police prosecutor, the offence contravened the provisions of sections 56, and 172 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The presiding Magistrate, O.M. Ajayi admitted the defendants to bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum, while also adjourning the case to November 1

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