Police arraign 2 housewives for destroying neighbour’s property

Police arraign 2 housewives for destroying neighbour’s property
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By Blessing Ibegbu

The police on Thursday arraigned two women in a Grade I Area Court in Karu, FCT, for allegedly destroying neighbour’s property.

The police charged Ladi John, 28, and Blessing Nwabueze, 30, with joint act, criminal trespass, housebreaking, mischief and being in possession of dangerous weapons.

They however pleaded not guilty.

The prosecution Counsel, Ayotunde Adeyanju, told the court that the complainant, Linda John, reported the matter at the Karu Police Station on Feb. 1.

He said that the defendants armed with a pestle and knives, trespassed into John’s apartment and broke her 32-inche LED TV, worth N55,000, standing mirror, set of plates and water tank.

Adeyanju also alleged that the defendants poured the complainant’s groundnut oil and kerosene.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of sections 79, 348, 353, 327 and 319  of the Penal Code

The Judge, Inuwa Maiwada, admitted the defendants to bail in the sum of N100, 000 each with one surety each in like sum.

Maiwada adjourned the case until April 6 for hearing. (NAN)

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