A 25-year-old man, Michael Adesugba, on Thursday appeared in an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly beating up a staff of the Ikeja Electric Plc.
Adesugba, whose address was not provided, is charged with three counts of assault, unlawful damage.
The Police Prosecutor, Sergeant Mary Ajiteru, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on May 13 at 10:30am at Peace Estate, Erunwen in Ikorodu.
Ajiteru alleged that the defendant assaulted Onomade Ekundayo, a staff of IE, while performing his lawful duty.
She said the defendant also damaged his reading glasses, valued at N26,500, and stole a Tecno KA7, spark II cell phone valued at N45,000 belonging to the complainant.
Ajiteru said the offence contravened the provisions of sections 174, 339(1) and 287 of Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (Revised).
Magistrate C. K. Tunji-Careena admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in like sum.
Tunji-Careena adjourned the case until June 20 for mention.