Trader docked for allegedly locking out neighbour’s children from their room


A 40-year-old trader, Stella Iruoju, was on Monday docked in a Karu Upper Area Court, Abuja for allegedly locking out her neighbour’s children from their room.

The defendant, who resides in Jikwoyi, phase III Abuja is charged with wrongful restraint, offence she denied commiting.

The Prosecution Counsel, Mr Olarewaju Osho, told the court that the complainant of same address with the defendant reported the matter at the Jikwoyi Police Station on Feb. 18.

The prosecutor said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 256 of the Penal Code.

The judge, Malam Ishaq Hassan, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N50,000 and one surety in like sum.

Hassan adjourned the case until March 24, for hearing (NAN)