Secretary accused of assaulting boss

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LAGOS— A 26 year-old secretary of a law firm, Amaka Chinyere Okoli, was, Monday, arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court for allegedly assaulting her boss, one Benjamin Umeabor.

The defendant is facing a two-count charge of assault and false information, preferred against her by the police.
The police prosecutor, Inspector Edet Okoi, told the court that the defendant allegedly put her boss’ neck under her armpit, used her shoe to hit his head and called him names.

However, the defendant pleaded not guilty. Magistrate Dan Oni granted her bail in the sum of N50,000, with one responsible surety in like sum, and adjourned the matter to April 9.

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