A trader, Mrs Clara Ossai, 28, last week allegedly stormed the Gowon Estate Police station where she beat up a policewoman, Sgt. Grace Agede.
She reportedly held the 39-year-old cop by the neck and punched her in the mouth, while blood gushed out from her lips.
Reports said the police officer was trying to detain Mrs. Ossai’s sister, Stella Amarikwa, who was arested for stealing.
The defendant was said to have attacked the 39-year-old woman, Sergeant Grace Agede, in an attempt to prevent the detention of her sister, Stella Amarikwa, who was arrested for stealing.
Mrs. Ossai was on Monday arraigned before the a magistrate, Mrs. T. Akani, of the Lagos Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ijaye-Ojokoro, for causing breach of peace at the station and harming the sergeant.
The charges read: “That you, Clara Ossai, 28, on February 11, 2015, at about 11.30am, at the Gowon Estate Police Station, in the Ikeja Magisterial District, did behave in a disorderly manner by shouting in the charge-room, creating unnecessary scene and disturbing the peace of the station and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 166 (B) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2011.
“That you, Clara Ossai, on the same date, time and place in the aforementioned magisterial district, did assault one Sergeant Grace Agede while in police uniform and performing her lawful duty by beating her up and inflicting injury on her lips and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 172 (B) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2011.”
She was admitted to bail in the sum of N100,000 with a surety in like sum.
The case was adjourned till March 13, 2015.