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Policewoman beaten up for arresting trader's sister

18 February 2015, 12:37

Abuja - A Lagos trader is allegedly facing two counts bordering on assault after she beat up a policewoman who attempted to apprehend her sister for stealing.

The suspect, Clara Ossai, allegedly assaulted Gowon Estate Police Officer Grace Agede after the woman attempted to detain Ossai's sister for stealing.

According to a PUNCH report, Agede was held by the neck and repeatedly punched in the mouth following an attempt to take Ossai's sister to a cell. 

The two siblings were subsequently arrested following the incident.

Inspector Benson Emuerhi, arraigned Ossai before a magistrate for allegedly causing a breach of peace and harming a police officer.

The suspect has been admitted to bail in the sum of N100,000 with a surety in like sum.

The case has been adjourned to March 13.

Read more at PUNCH



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