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Suspect accused of slapping police sergeant during interrogation

A businesswoman, Yinka Adewusi, has been introduced earlier than a Chief Justice of the Peace’s Courtroom in Ota, Ogun State, for allegedly slapping a police sergeant, Josephine Makinde.

Adewusi reportedly slapped Josephine, who’s hooked up to the Onipanu Police Division, whereas she was being interrogated in respect of a case of stealing and housebreaking reported by one Bidemi Balogun.

PUNCH Metro learnt that Balogun, a resident of Mom Pleasure Faculty Street, Ewupe, Ota, had reported to the police that some miscreants burgled her warehouse within the Fowobi space of Ota on Tuesday and made away with jerrycans of vegetable oil and luggage of rice value N469,000.

Our correspondent learnt that detectives, who visited the warehouse, recovered a cell phone. Additional investigation was stated to have indicted Adewusi, and she or he was invited to the station.

“The complainant stated 10 jerrycans of 25 litres vegetable oil valued at N140,000 and 21 luggage of rice value N329,000 have been stolen from the warehouse. She shares the warehouse with different merchants locally,” a police supply stated.

Based on the police, the suspect reportedly admitted getting into the warehouse round four.30am on the day to pack some items she purchased and saved therein the day before today from one Tinuke, however insisted that she met it burgled.

“Through the interrogation, the suspect stated the warehouse was already damaged into when she acquired there. The Investigating Police Officer (Makinde), requested her why she got here at the moment to convey the products when she knew the house owners of the warehouse wouldn’t be round. She turned indignant and slapped the IPO,” the supply added.

The suspect was subsequently arraigned in Ota Justice of the Peace’s Courtroom on one depend of assault.

The cost learn, “That you simply, Adewusi Yinka, on December 13, 2016, at about 11.40am on the Onipanu Police Station, within the Ota Magisterial District, did slap one Sergeant Josephine Makinde whereas she was on lawful obligation, thereby committing an offence opposite to and punishable underneath Part 356 of the Prison Code, Vol. 1, Legislation of Ogun State of Nigeria, 2016.”

The accused pleaded not responsible and elected abstract trial.

The presiding Justice of the Peace, Mrs. Adeola Adelaja, granted her bail within the sum of N100,000.

Adjourning the case until February 6, 2017, the Justice of the Peace held that Adewusi ought to be saved in jail pending when her bail situations can be perfected.


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