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2 men docked for attacking woman

The police, on Wednesday, arraigned two men in a Karu Grade I Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly attacking and injuring a woman on the leg with a machete.

The defendants, Abubakar Hassan (22) and Abdulrazak Sani (22), were arraigned on a four-count charge bordering on joint act, criminal force, causing grievous hurt and theft, offences they denied committing.

The Prosecutor, Vincent Osuji, told the court that the complainant, Atule, of Angwan Tiv, Karu, Abuja, reported the matter at the Karu Police Station, Abuja, at 11:00pm on October 21.

Osuji said, “The complainant alleged that on the same date, while she was sitting in front of her house at the above mentioned address, the defendants conspired, entered her house with sticks and cutlasses.

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“The defendants cut Atule’s legs with a cutlass, inflicting injury on her two legs, before she was rushed to the hospital where she incurred a medical bill of N6,500.

“The complainant further stated that the defendants also stole her cell phone, valued at N11,500.”

The Judge, Sani Mohammed, granted each of the defendants bail in the sum of N50,000 with one surety in like sum and adjourned the case to November 30, for hearing. (NAN)

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