A 38-year-old unemployed man, Taiwo Atolagbe, charged with assaulting a security guard, on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Atolagbe, however, denied committing the offences and was admitted to a bail of N500, 000 with two sureties in like sum.
Ajayi said that the defendant, who belonged to an unlawful society known as ‘Eiye’ confraternity assaulted Abdulhakeem Oladokun by slapping him on his face.
“The defendant stormed the site the complainant is guarding and demanded money from a tipper that came to evacuate broken blocks in the site.
“When the complainant questioned him, the defendant gave him a slap.”
The prosecutor said that the case was reported and the defendant was arrested.
The alleged offences violated sections 42, 172 and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
The magistrate adjourned the case until Aug. 10 for mention. (NAN)