A butcher, Abdul Dahiru was, Tuesday, dragged before an Abuja court for being in possession of a cutlass,
The police arraigned Dahiru, 18, a resident of Gwari village Mpape, Abuja, in a Grade I Area Court in Mpape, Abuja, for what it term, “allegedly being in possession of dangerous weapons”.
The police prosecutor, Cpl. Edwin Ochayi, told the court that in Dec., 2019, the defendant was arrested for hiding a cutlass in his trouser.
Ochayi said the offence contravened provisions of the Penal Code.
The defendant, however, denied the charge.
The Judge, Mr Salihu Ibrahim, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N250,000 and one reasonable surety in like sum respectively. He adjourned the case until Jan 29, for hearing.