Man bites off policeman’s finger in Lagos

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A man, Samuel Jacob was on Tuesday docked in a Badagry Magistrates’ Court.

The defendant was arraigned for allegedly biting off the index finger of Sgt Musa Hassan.

The police charged Jacob with assault and inflicting a wound, NAN reports.

The prosecution counsel, ASP Clement Okuiomose said the defendant committed the offence on October 3, at about 11:30 a.m at Oloko in Badagry.

Jacob is also accused of pouring fuel on Hassan while performing his lawful duty.

The act contravened Sections 246 and 174 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

Jacob pleaded “not guilty” when the charges were read.

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The Chief Magistrate, Fadaunsi Adefioye, admitted him to bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties.

The case was adjourned until November 11.

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