Judge Sends Woman To Prison For Fighting Policemen

A judge, RachaeI Ogbevoen, has jailed a woman for two years for fighting two policemen. The convict, Oduwa Egbenayabuwa, 35, reportedly assaulted, and tore of the policemen’s uniform on 31 October, 2015.

The prosecution named the policeman whose uniform was torn as Wose Azubike, with force number 502635 P/C.

Patrick Agbonifo, the police prosecutor said Egbenayabuwa action contravened Section 356(2) of the Criminal Code Cap. 48 Vol. II, laws of the defunct Bendel State of Nigeria, 1976, as applicable in Edo State.

Magistrate Ogbevoen, after listening to Egbenayabuwa’s plea for leniency gave the convict an option of N30,000 fine.

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