Mother, Daughter Beat Up IKEDC Officials With Pipes For Attempting To Disconnect Electricity

A housewife, Cecilia Osuji and her daughter, Vivian, who allegedly assaulted electrical energy officers and broken their ladder Thursday appeared earlier than an Ikeja Magistrates’ Courtroom in Lagos.

Osuij, 50, and Vivian, 28, of Alagbado, Lagos, had been arraigned by the police on a four-count cost of conspiracy, breach of peace, assault and injury.

Prosecution Counsel Mr Ezekiel Ayorinde, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), alleged that the defendants and accomplices, who’re on the run, dedicated the offence on July 26 in Alagbado, Lagos.

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The court docket heard that the defendants carried out themselves in a way more likely to trigger a breach of peace once they beat up Mr Damilare Babalola, Emmanuel Ajiboye and Lateef Erinfolami, who had been on official responsibility.

Ayorinde stated the complainants had been in Alagbado to disconnect energy provide to the defendants’ residence over big debt however they had been obstructed and assaulted.

“The defendants beat up the complainants with pipes which induced them grievous harm.

“Additionally they criminally broken an official ladder, property of Ikeja Electrical energy Distribution Firm (IKEDC)”, Ayorinde stated.

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In keeping with him, the offences contravened sections 168, 173, 350 and 411 of the Prison Legislation of Lagos State, 2015.

The defendants pleaded not responsible.

Justice of the Peace B.O Osunsanmi granted every girl N200,000 bail with two sureties within the like sum, amongst different situations.

She adjourned additional proceedings until September 23.

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