Court grants woman-beating senator bail


A Zuba Magistrates’ Court  in Abuja on Monday granted bail to Senator Elisha Abbo representing Adamawa North over alleged assault in a sales girl at a sex toys shop.

Abbo was captured on CCTV giving the woman some slaps although the cause of the assault was not known.

He had claimed that his sister was attacked by the shop’s workers but till date has failed to produce her.

Though he and his wife initially denied the story, he later recanted and accepted responsibility.

He also apologised to the victim.

However, he was arrested on Sunday and detained overnight by the police.

He was granted bail in the sum of N5 million and two sureties with verifiable addresses.

Though he pleaded ‘Not Guilty,’ the court adjourned till July 22, 2019 for further hearing.



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