Hausa Man Slapped Nigerian Police Officer On Duty In Abuja; Yahaya Tunawa Jailed

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Sept 20, 2013 – Hausa Man Slapped Abuja Police Officer On Duty; Yahaya Tunawa Jailed

An Hausa man is currently cooling off at Keffi Medium Prison in Abuja after he allegedly slapped Assistant Superintendent of Police Jeremiah Okporo.

According to the abused officer who was sent to settle a quarrel between Tunawa and a man named Fidelis Eke, he got a dirty slap after the suspect resisted his arrest.

Police prosecutor, Inspector Phillip Akogwu told the court that the case was reported to Karu Police station by Fidelis Eke on Wednesday Sept 18, 2013.

Presiding judge, Alhaji Umar Kagarko, ordered that Tunawa be remanded in Keffi Medium Prison till 13 November.

The offence he said contravened sections 327, 172, and 267 of the Penal Code.

The Aboki said he’s not guilty of the offence because he acted in self-defense.