Court adjourns Senator Elisha Abbo assault case once again

A magistrate court sitting in Zuba, Abuja, has directed the Nigerian police to make all the evidence to be used in the trial available for the commencement of the trial.

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The presiding magistrate, Abdullahi Ilellah, delivered the order on Monday at the continued hearing of the case.

He said he would not welcome any request for postponement, prompting the prosecution to speed up the investigation and serve the defendant all necessary materials.

The prosecution counsel, James Idachaba, asked for a postponement of the matter in order to comply with the terms of section 350 (2) of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) 2015.

He argued that they wanted more time to close investigations on the proof of evidence in which they will rely on to prosecute the case.

Abbo was arraigned on July 8 on a two-count charge which bordered on assault of a nursing woman at an intimacy gadget shop in Abuja.

The offense which is punishable under section 263 and 264 of penal code law.

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