Nasarawa – The police on Wednesday arraigned two clubs “girls’’ in a Grade 1 Area Court, Aso Pada, Mararaba, for disturbing public peace and constituting themselves into a nuisance.
They are Treasure Edobor, 25, of Aso and Charity Jemo, 23, of Mararaba in Nasarawa State.
The prosecutor, Insp. Friday Idache, told the court that the matter was first reported on Sept. 10, at the ‘A’ Division Police Station, Mararaba by Edobor (second accused).
He said that Edobor alleged that at about 10 p.m., while she was at the City Rock Hotel, Mararaba, Jemo assaulted her without provocation.
“During police investigation, we found out that both of them engaged in a free for all,’’ the prosecutor told the court.
He said that the offence contravened provisions of Section 113 of the Penal Code.
If convicted, the accused persons can spend a year in prison or be given an option to pay a fine.
The accused persons, who were not represented by counsel, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The presiding officer, Albert Maga, admitted the accused to bail in the sum of N100,000 each and a surety each in like sum.
Maga ordered that the sureties must possess landed property and be resident within the jurisdiction of the court.
He adjourned the case to Sept. 26, for hearing. (NAN)