Faith Michael, a 27-year-old hot tempered woman was yesterday arraigned before a Karu Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja, for allegedly slapping and intimidating a police officer.
Michael was arraigned on a five-count charge, of joint act, obstructing public servant from discharging lawful duties, assault, defamation of character and intimidation.
The prosecutor, Vincent Osuji, said Sergeant David Akoru reported the matter at the Karu Police Station, Abuja, on April 15.
He said the complainant alleged that on April 14, the defendant with an unidentified man assaulted and intimidated him.
“While the complainant was at his duty post at CBN junction, Karu, Abuja, he intercepted a commercial motorcycle rider.
“The defendant, who was a passenger, stopped him from discharging his duties and alleged that the complainant forcefully demanded for N50 from the motorcyclist.
“Before the complainant knew what was going on, the defendant brought an unidentified man, currently at large, who slapped him and intimidated him, boasting that they will remove his uniform,” Osuji said.
The judge, Hassan Ishaq, granted the defendant N20, 000 bail with one surety in the like sum. The case continues on May 18.