Police Charge Lafia Varsity Lecturer, Three Children for Assault

Police Charge Lafia Varsity Lecturer, Three Children for Assault

The Nasarawa State  Police Command  has charged one  Fred Ella-Ayokhai, a lecturer with the Federal University of Lafia  and three of his children  to Court for allegedly assaulting a lady in Lafia, the state capital.

This is contained in a statement signed by Ramhan Nansel, the state police public relations officer.

According to the statement,  Ekpa-Ayokhai, 53, Emmanuella Ayokhai, 18, Bob Praise-Ayokhai, 23, and Saint-Dan Ayokhai, 21, are arraigned at High Court 1, Lafia, before Justice Aisha Aliyu, the chief judge of the state.

He explained that the suspects were arraigned on a six-count charge of criminal conspiracy, housebreaking and criminal force.

Other charges are assault on women with intent to outrage modesty, kidnapping and inflicting physical injury.

“The offences are punishable under Section 97 of the Penal Code Law of Northern Nigeria, Section 3 (1) and 4 of the Nasarawa State Kidnapping (prohibition) Law, 2019.

“It is also punishable under Section 268 (2) and 354 of the Penal Code Law of Northern Nigeria and Section 3 (1) of the Nasarawa State Violence Against Persons (prohibition) Law, 2019,” he added.

The police spokesman also said the state’s chief judge assigned the case to the High Court, Obi, for trial.

He, therefore, said the suspects were remanded at the Lafia custodian facility.

(NAN)

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