A 27-year-old man, Jamiu Bolaji, was on Tuesday arraigned before an Ojo magistrates’ court in Lagos for assaulting a police officer.
The defendant is standing trial on a three-count charge bordering on assault and resisting arrest.
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The prosecutor, Insp Esther Adesulu, told the court that the accused committed the offences on July 13, at Omila area of Ojo.
She said he resisted arrest by a police officer, Insp Friday Ikpekhia, in the course of his lawful duty, dealt him a blow on his neck and bit him on his body.
The Magistrate, Mrs D.S. Odukoya, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the case to August 16. (NAN)